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    What Is Esperanto? - Esperanto is the most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language. The name derives from Doktoro Esperanto, the pseudonym under which L. L...
    Esperantist Esperantist 16-18, M Oct 6, 2007

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    New And Alone - I recently spent some time teaching myself Esperanto. i love this language and truly believe that it should be taught the world over as an auxillary language for...
    9trillion 9trillion 41 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    World Unity Festival - This Saturday, I'll be hanging out at a table at the World Unity Festival, in Fort Collns, CO at the college, representing Esperanto.  We did this last...
    Gimyk Gimyk 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2007

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    Esperantino - yes i'm out of the closet i'm a dag i speak esperanto! in fact i learnt it over 20 years ago using the teach it yourself book. i attended the universala kongreso in...
    nonameforit nonameforit 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    Who Is L. L. Zamenhof? - Ludvic Lazarus (Ludwik Lejzer, Ludwik Łazarz) Zamenhof (December 15, 1859 – April 14, 1917) was an eye doctor, philologist, and the virtual...
    Esperantist Esperantist 16-18, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    Mi Amus Kunparoli Al Vi! - Cxu vi volas praktiki vian esperanton? Aux eble vi volas paroli al iu kiu ankaux estas esperantisto, kio ajn via rezono bonvolu sendas mesagxon al mi...
    Maionsgambit Maionsgambit 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    Saluton Gesamideanoj! - Saluteton almenaux. Nu, cxi tie mi estas, se volus Vi kun mi konatigxi.
    Drzewowit Drzewowit 36-40, M Jun 11, 2012

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    Newbie - Well, I don't speak it fluently yet. I'm in the process of teaching myself this wonderful language. I think the idea that Zamenhof had was a good one, although a little...
    thesilenceofentropy thesilenceofentropy 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Unua Kontakto - Saluton al cxiuj. Cxi tiu estas mia unua kontakto kun vi. Mi parolas Esperanton kaj mi volas kunigxi la grupon. Mi nur volas diri saluton nun - eble mi diros plu...
    frankovaros frankovaros 46-50 Dec 1, 2010

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    Saluton - Cxu iu ankoraux parolas esperanton cxi tie? Mi estas nova ano de "experience project", kaj mi volas konatigxi kun aliaj anoj, kiu parolas la plej belan lingvon...
    EsperantoRules EsperantoRules 51-55, M Jun 11, 2013

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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...
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    My brother is constantly reminding me of things I say inappropriately or shouldn't have said recently. He says I don't think before I speak, I have a brain and why don't I use it...
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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
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    Right now I only know how to speak three languages: English, Filipino, and some Spanish. But I'd like to learn more Spanish and maybe Italian too, and even Arabic. Maybe I'd like...
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    I was born in Cuba And my whole family is Hispanic. It is actually my first language, my accent when I speak English gives it away.
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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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    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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    YESS ITS A DIFFICULT PART YOU LOOSE MORE THAN YOU WIN BUT STILL PREFFER TO SPEAK THE TRUTH EVEN IF IT HURTS!
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I was born in Poland. I am native polish speaker.
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    I have a habit of speaking before my mind fully processes what I want to say. Or rather, what I SHOULD say. Some people find the truthful side endearing ...even sexy. Others...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I speak russian, French and English but I would love to learn more like Italian or Spanish!!
    babyfawn7 babyfawn7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    2pac -keep you head up! The first verse speaks to my soul it's just an amazing song! Verse 1; Some say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice I say the darker the flesh...
    YoungHeartOldSoul YoungHeartOldSoul 18-21, F Mar 29

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    speak with someone face to face feel comfortable, bcz some people use fake pic as their profile pic.
    ennyliarina ennyliarina 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Korean, Japanese, Portuguese and perhaps Italian are the main languages I would like I learn and speak fluently! I wouldn't mind learning a native language like aborigine or...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 30

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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 can speak Hindi. ^_^. Very fluently.
    caithmac caithmac 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    This applies especially to English. When I speak English I have a Hong Kong accent (that's where I'm from).
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I hate being invisible to others... if They would only let me I could change to world. I could get up on a stage and speak to millions, but everyones holding me back.
    TooYoungToFeelOld TooYoungToFeelOld 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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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    ANYONE CAN TALK! Anyone can be nice but not all can be mean… Anyone can say sorry but not all can forgive… Anyone can talk about other people behind their backs but not all...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I sometimes find it easier to speak to strangers than friends. about everything. And i have found someone. through another site believe it or not! Who listens.
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F a week ago

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    Are people here from UK? It would be nice to speak to people that are in uk
    lonelymum89 lonelymum89 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Back in 2001 I set up my laptop to a decent pair of external speakers with the subwoofer port routed to my 12- inch guitar amp. That was cool. Got loud enough then!
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I speak Arabic (my mother tongue) French, English and now learning Italian ;) Any Italians in here?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well technically I speak 3 languages since I'm Indian. But, after 7 years in Australia, my Indian accent is down to like 10% maybe 15%..very subtle. Still, it's always fun to just...
    zorogill zorogill 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    French is such a beautiful language,glad I know how to speak it!
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    Not that i speak French, but im currently learning it xD
    klaudt klaudt 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    And I really hate that, I want to have this close father-daughter relationship but he always seems to be so far away & it sometimes feels like he's a stranger, to me -sigh-
    Mei95 Mei95 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I feel like as a parent you go through that more than few times.
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    This song is amazing Stop and listen to it Your outlook on life Will change Although it's sad Your real feelings come out
    jenayaRose jenayaRose 41-45, F Mar 20

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    Face to face is always the best, because communication is so much more than just the words. In person you get the body language, the gestures, the look in the eyes, the nuances of...
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M Mar 20

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    I would prefer in person, but I don't mind a phone call. I absolutely hate texting though. I guess years of sending thousands of texts makes you not want to do It anymore.
    kels789 kels789 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Quanquan17 Quanquan17 22-25, M Mar 21

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    So I am newly separated my story isn't like most. So my husband and I have a 3 year old together, we lost our other baby girl at 2 months and 1 day around this time last year. So...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Actions are more visable? Or words are gone from the one ear to the other out of the brain,you listen or you don't? or you forget what you listen? Actions define you as a person...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm curious as to what people say in other languages. As well as I'd like to communicate with all sorts of people from around the world. Learn from them. Etc.
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    If someone smacks you in the face and says they love you . It's a lie he smacked you in the face
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