Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

It’s All Heavenly Script to Me

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When an English speaker doesn’t understand a word one says, it’s “Greek to me”. When a Hebrew speaker encounters this difficulty, it “sounds like Chinese”. I’ve been told the Korean equivalent is “sounds like Hebrew”. Here’s a chart that maps it all out. Discussion at Language Log and Strange Maps.

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March 4, 2009 at 3:35 am

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