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Do you speak a second language?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on June 9, 2013

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Photo of Gina DeBacker

“I wouldn’t say I know one. I took two years of French in college, and it did no good.”

Photo of Tyler Henn

“No. I took a second language in school, but I don’t know one.”

Photo of Megan Greving

“I know small phrases of Spanish.”

Photo of A.J. DeBacker

“I don’t speak a second language, but I took Spanish in high school, and I know poquito.”

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Bill Lee 4 years, 11 months ago

I lived in Germany for five years when I was young, and I studied French in school, but I'm not fluent in either language. Years ago a friend and I tried to see how many languages we knew at least one word in. Our total was 64, but we cheated a little by counting food names.

Mike Ford 4 years, 11 months ago

Choctaw, a bit of Cherokee, Lakota, Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Munsee, and little bits of Biloxi.

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