23:02 - Fritillaria "Massachusett" , and "goose" are some of the examples that I had issues to teach it to students to say it, damn everytime they make jokes and make it hard to go on with them.
23:02 - Marcel Hubregtse the single most ridiculous thing to say about languages is that they sound childish or retarded.
23:02 - Monolithic I always mix up British and US English, and that gets me into a lot of trouble with people who speak English in Dubai since they all speak British English.
23:01 - ScreamingSteelUS Marcel, to me the South African accent is like a mix of Scottish, Dutch, and Australian accents, so that's a bit odd. I have been to Ireland, though, and some people are just impossible to understand.
23:01 - Troy Killjoy A language sounds retarded and childish? You should probably consider how you sound to other people before saying something like that.
23:00 - E.Mols86 While we're nitpicking anyway right now, it's actually "all-time" and not "all time". Oh, Afrikaans is probably the most ridiculous language I've ever heard. It just sounds so retarded and utterly childish to me.
23:00 - Troy Killjoy Pants (underwear), purse (wallet), petticoat (undershirt)... lots of different meanings depending on where you are. ;)