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I Speak "Dude"

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    I Am a Valley Girl.

    When i moved back from California, i was a true blue Valley Girl! My accent was a novelty for kids at first, then they would tease...I didn't care over time it subsided, i still have my moments and people here get a kick out of it! It's funny because i seem to adapt accents when...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    Totally!

    I say "dude" way too much, but I love it. :) I'm from Florida and I live on the coast with all the surfers, how am I NOT supposed to say it? One thing I find kinda funny is my friends from England tease me about it. They mimic me, but they're really bad at it so it...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2008

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    I Always Had a Lot of Guy Friends So, Yeah,

    I speak fluent "dude" and although I don't use it in my everyday life anymore, all it takes is a few minutes with the "old gang" & I'm back in the swing of it.
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2008

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    This is one of the experiences I chose when I signed up. It's true. I am quite shy but I love to write. I hope to have the time to write some stories or poems here on ep.
    laurenhj laurenhj 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    In real life, of course...it is much more enjoyable and you can learn lots from the other people´s body language, tones, gestures...it´s real talk and conveys feelings in a much...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Ventriloquist cowboy walks into town and sees man sitting on his porch.Cowboy: Hey, cool dog. Mind if I speak to him?Man: Dog no talk.Cowboy: Hey dog, hows it going?Dog: Doin...
    abstractconfusion abstractconfusion 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Life is like a manhole cover. You never know where you are stepping until the shoe flies come and knock at your door. But you can't just ignore the IRS agent. He knocks and...
    flipper1966 flipper1966 61-65, M 5 hrs ago

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    English, Korean, Russian, and French for me.
    bezhnech bezhnech 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Rant alert! I despise it when someone takes it upon themselves to speak for all... Including EP members announcing what or who they love or do not love and speaking as if on...
    FormidableMe FormidableMe 41-45, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    It speaks and knows far more quickly than the mind can register. <3
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to be able to speak japanese.Do you know any teachers that teach japanese IRL around Michigan?
    TheAnimeLion TheAnimeLion 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    i am quite gud at writin esaays and other things....but when asked to speak i suck!!! even while speakin in ma mother tongue i am not fluent and blabber meaningless words sometimes...
    shreedivyaaaa shreedivyaaaa 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i kind of speak japanese, rather, i'm still learning the language and probably couldn't have a full conversation
    bromaeda bromaeda 13-15, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Some spoke about me Some spoke for me Some spoke to me Who will speak with me?
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Jun 28

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    Anyone guys wanna trade or something? Message me ;)
    grandalf16 grandalf16 16-17, M Jun 28

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    Well we have relatives and friends in different parts of the world so i can easily speak in different languages...i actually found this when i was 4 years younger than now and i...
    EliasMOP EliasMOP 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I'm a mute. But I like to think, that I don't need to speak to express how I feel. Poetry does this quite well for me. Outcast I cry my tears. Tears of pain. I reach out for...
    SilverFang4772 SilverFang4772 16-17, M Jun 27

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    Born and raised in Germany, now I live in Canada and can speak almost perfect English. One word I couldn't pronounce to save my life is angel. It sounds like I'm coughing up a...
    YoungOne1901 YoungOne1901 22-25, M Jun 27

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    I need to take control of my life again. I need to take action. It's who I am, what I know. I know what I want, and I'll focus on one area for now. Maybe the others will fall into...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 26

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    Also known as "Transatlantic English". It is the dialect of a lot of old film stars when they were on film, as well as many patricians such as George Plimpton, William F. Buckley...
    LexingtonWells LexingtonWells 18-21, M Jun 26

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    I'm from germany, so i speak german :D
    xchris94x xchris94x 18-21, M Jun 26

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    I don't want to speak a new language I want to learn sign ASL
    stuck95 stuck95 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Okay I can't but I just want to share this: My friends are all from different cultures and we were looking around and saying if we can speak fluent in their native language "I can...
    pinkhappysparkle pinkhappysparkle 13-15, F Jun 25

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    Hey.... I am interested to teach patios I am a born Jamaican so I know how to speak
    Steppa19 Steppa19 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I speak English, French, Arabic, Latin, and currently teaching myself Ancient Greek even though it's a dead language.
    anagapesis anagapesis 16-17, F Jun 25

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    My mother tongue is Arabic, also I speak English. Now i just want to be fluent in English. After that, I would like to learn spanish
    BandarAlsh BandarAlsh 31-35, M Jun 25

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    I want to learn how to speak german
    mynameiskris mynameiskris 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I speak Arabic and English, a bit spanish a bit french
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Hey I can't speak arabic but I'd love to learn it. Is someone willing to be my teacher?
    Zarahaider18 Zarahaider18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I was raised speaking both English and Spanish; I speak both languages fluently. I have started learning German on my own (I'd like to learn much more though), and I also hope to...
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F Jun 22

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    Why stop yourself from speaking your mind. Technically your the only one that can so shout it out. I use to be a mute and would be scared to say how I really feel, but know I say...
    MayhemsTreasure MayhemsTreasure 26-30, F Jun 22

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    Indeed. Many acts of kindness by way of words and one act of blocking the same person who showered you with lot of care. Actions definitely speak and slap way louder than just...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F Jun 22

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    Do you want to maximize sales of your organization? You can increase the sales of your business with the help of professionals training programs. The latest and professional sales...
    motivational29 motivational29 26-30, M Jun 15

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    Native frnch speaker. can speak 3 languages.
    JAZZMANN90 JAZZMANN90 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 14

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    If anyone speaks French, please answer this; Salut tout le monde je suis Cole et je parle français, comme vous pouvez le dire. Je l'ai un peu lutté toute ma vie. Je suis âg...
    ImTranspressant ImTranspressant 18-21, T 2 Responses Jun 13

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    English and Cantonese are my native languages. I can speak Mandarin as well, and I'm learning French and Japanese at school. I hope to learn more languages because—excuse my...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    i love the beautiful ladies and girls i talk from everywhere around the world and i am so sorry you are so far away from me i really am. i would like to speak and become friends...
    briank1955 briank1955 56-60, M Jun 12

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    Wow.... This is. Not something a lot of people know but I can speak Tagalog on special occasions... I speak almost 4 languages
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 11

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    Ya comienza la Copa America Chile 2015 Colombia Brazil Vamos Con Todo por la Revancha!
    Intothestorm Intothestorm 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 10

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    it comes across as idiotic,society standards ruined our youth
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    Thankfully I'll be learning Gàidhlig once I go to university in September!
    CoirstaidhNicAnToisich CoirstaidhNicAnToisich 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    I was brought up with the old-fashioned "speak when spoken to", and I didn't realise it had affected me into adulthood until I realised how little I dare to speak up about m