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Old 12-10-2018, 09:02 PM
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i found this online:
An extinct language is a language that no longer has any speakers, especially if the language has no living descendants.
In contrast, a dead language is "one that is no longer the native language of any community", even if it is still in use, like Latin.
wvwoman, thank you for digging that up! I've always wondered about that distinction.
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Old 12-11-2018, 01:58 PM
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It's probably already on here, but I'm freaking mad!

"Dios tarda pero no olvida - God delays but doesn't forget. "
— Proverb
Is it still in there?!? Eons ago, the database had one in French, and I understand they removed it. Then again, the db and the site seemed much much smaller back then.

Sadly, even being a native Spanish speaker doesn´t help much, because by the time it comes up again, you're off-guard.

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Old 12-12-2018, 12:33 PM
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Not only was it obnoxiously difficult, but I don't think it was even a very good translation. I have also seen it as, "Dios se retrasa pero no olvida."
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Old 12-18-2018, 12:22 PM
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"But there is good news yet to hear and fine things to be seen before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green. "

- Gilbert Chesterton.

KENSAL .... KENSAL... KENSAL...
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(wasn't sure where to post this!)
can't get this quote to work--it says it's wrong--but even google says it's right--by carl reiner--"lust is easy. love is hard. life is most important." help appreciated!
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Old 01-12-2019, 08:36 AM
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(wasn't sure where to post this!)
can't get this quote to work--it says it's wrong--but even google says it's right--by carl reiner--"lust is easy. love is hard. life is most important." help appreciated!
Try "Like is most important."
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Old 01-12-2019, 08:50 AM
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Try "Like is most important."
15,143 seconds!!
thanks! i sure hope i remember this one if i ever get it again.
omg--i just looked through the comments and i solved it in may of 2016! my brain is obviously in more of a mush-like state than i had thought.
success rate 4.7%. record time is 28 seconds by lilyh.
thanks again--i appreciate the help!
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