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I Know Animals Can Understand Words

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    Taking Turns - A family member has five (yes, FIVE) cats. She talks to them all the time as if they were children. When it comes time to groom or play, she will call them by...
    DepthsUnknown DepthsUnknown 36-40 1 Response Apr 8, 2010

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    They Must! - When I get mad at my cats and yell something like "knock it off" "behave" "stop it" they just stand there and look at me like "oh yeah?" then when I add "or I am...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 2, 2012

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    They Are Far More Intelligent Than Us Humans After All.. - At the exotic animal shelter..i'm constantly talking to the animals as i go about feeding/watering them. There are many...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2012

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    Going To The Mall - One day i went to the mall with my brother and we went in JC Pennys and we both went up the escalator and he went down and i was scared to go down the escalator...
    ownagefailownwin112317 ownagefailownwin112317 18-21, M Jan 27, 2012

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    I Think... - ...animals can understand words. Animals are smart.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    If I Could Talk To The Animals - I know they can hear and think and understand. One day I told my dog to get off my mother's bed, and to go lie on his bed. He understood and did...
    LadyTEA8 LadyTEA8 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2011

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    My Dog Can! Lol :D - When my dog, (Shadow) wants to go walkies, wants his food or go to bed, he will make subtle little noises! it is sooooooo!! funny and cute to hear him,. lol My...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 12 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    My Cats Are Very Smart - Every time we have to give our cats a bath we cant say bath! We have to say it like "We have to give Luke and Max a b today!" We used to have to spell it...
    TopKitten TopKitten 13-15, F May 19, 2012

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    Smarter Than You Think - I think animals can pick up on stuff quicker than people thinks.  For example the other day I went to Petco and I bought my dog a stuffed yellow duck that...
    tngurl25 tngurl25 26-30, F Jun 14, 2011

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    Animals Are Quite Smart Too. - They are not just animals. They can understand us but we can't understand them because they don't speak the same language us. You can speak to them...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    Sealing The Deal. - So, when we went to the Humane Society to look at dogs - not thinking of getting one that day, just looking - we settled on this very mournful looking black lab...
    Perigrination Perigrination 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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    Animals - Animals,I'm sure,Understand words,Their names,And similar things,I'm sure,Animals listen,Like no other.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 24, 2012

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    Animal Words - I know my pets understand!  I find it neat that animals can understand the human language.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 9 Responses May 12, 2011

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    Ever since the written word was invented, the spoken word has been an obsolete technology. Within the refuge of my own head, I carefully weave words together into tapestries rich...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Apr 2

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    I posted my whole life last night on this website. When I tried to cram it all into a paragraph or two it sounded so crazy. I read it over and over again because it 's like I didn...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I really don't want to die in front of anyone but I'd probably tell everyone that I loved them and I'd make sure they understand my last wishes.
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I overthink every situation, and yes I get Jealous and I'm always scared I'm going to lose you. That's why when I ask you how you are I really mean it, and when I ask how your day...
    Brittneynatasha Brittneynatasha 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    "One day when you are in a hospital bed with 3 gunshot wounds in your chest from a cop.. You will understand... " - me X_X
    laliland laliland 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Usually whenever I try to explain or describe something to somebody, I ALWAYS end up stuttering and fumbling my words around. Even when I tell a joke, it ends horribly and no one...
    wish4love wish4love 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    When it comes to actually speaking, I stumble over my words and can barley make a decent, coherent sentence. I dislike the stares I get when I speak and the pressure gets so...
    worldisupsideup worldisupsideup 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've always had this problem of being able to express my self brilliantly through words ...but completely opposite when it comes to speech... heart if you know what I mean
    nessa4ever nessa4ever 18-21, F Apr 8

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    It's strange. Sometimes I encounter these invisible wall that prevent me from speaking or voicing my thoughts. It stems from a fear of getting too personal, being too honest, or...
    lucyyinthesky lucyyinthesky 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    That's the thing. I don't think there will be any. I'll probably just smile. There might be a note or two for my loved ones but I'd just smile. Anyone who knows me will know what I...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My three favorite words are: Love, Inspire, and Poetic.
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F Mar 24

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    My last words would consist of telling that I would not be alone that their is many souls waiting to meet me and a vast plane of existence after life in death i would get to...
    apolloburnstar apolloburnstar 18-21, M Mar 26

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    "Sorry about the mess." Is what I'll say if I commit suicide. As for my last words in any other circumstance, we'll see what they are when the time comes.
    TheSchemingPuppeteer TheSchemingPuppeteer 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Et tu Brute? Might be my last words :(
    Glexs Glexs 16-17, M Apr 5

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    Its weird but when I try to speak I can't get the right words out, but when I write I sound like a genius 😒
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    It's soo true, I always feel like texting or writing me is Sooo much a better talker then the real voice me lol (ok maybe not because I don't know if that made sense hahaha) but I...
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Don't waste your preashice tears on me im not worth it please move o and forget about me im ready to escape all of my pain and confusion i love you mom and lance, ill miss the old...
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'd probably start a sentence and then not finish on purpose. like, 'I left a 100.000$ in the...behind the...don't forget...before it's too late..' so that I can still freak out my...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I know what the foxs says
    rynamight rynamight 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I love you mom, but I need you to know that I left a give million dollar raffle ticket in the-
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I prefer writing than speaking so many things you can do with writing other than speaking and making your mouth dry. -SG
    StRiKiNgEEk StRiKiNgEEk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    God forgive them, for they know not what they do...
    Unit97 Unit97 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Knowing my luck they would probably be... "What bus???"
    SaigeP SaigeP 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I like to help people and I've gotten better at saying what people need to hear outloud but I'm really the most helpful when I can type out a paragraph of what people need to hear...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    If you had only taken the time to get to know me then you would have known I was someone really cool to be around.
    inthedark2012 inthedark2012 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    If you we've need to talk to me, I prefer to do it on skype or something, so I can type it fully.
    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    My English teachers have complained about this for years. And more recently my foreign language teachers as well. They all want me to read out loud, to share my ideas. But my...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    So I met him again after how many months like 5 or more. We used to go out and have coffee together then I fell inlove with him but he seemed like not ready to take it to the next...
    Miya2727 Miya2727 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Some people just don't understand or care enough to! Don't say these things to depressed people! Read the image!
    littlebikiechick littlebikiechick 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    There is nothing too hard for God. Whatever you're going through he can deliver you from any addiction, sickness, mental illness, depression, anything. If you turn to God, turn...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 1 Response Apr 9

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    I haven't been intimate with anyone for a year perhaps more. I can't so this single ****. I should've been smarter when I was young. What does an atheist scream when they ******?
    AnonymousPet AnonymousPet 31-35, M Mar 25

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    It's easier to write things down on paper than speaking it to people, I've found.
    Dragoniesse Dragoniesse 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hold my beer and watch this...
    youcthrume youcthrume 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I hid a billion dollars behind the...*dies*
    JoL24 JoL24 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Son... Son come closer...closer....son. I. Never really liked you that much. *dies*
    innocentgreed innocentgreed 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Charm, Love and of course my name Naushin :)
    naushinkhanbabydoll naushinkhanbabydoll 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    It was colonel mustard in the library with the rope..........
    Holycrapitsme Holycrapitsme 36-40, M