Originally Posted by stewart
I understand Arabic and hindi beter than Geordie.
Especially drunken Geordie
I would actually love to learn Arabic.
Yes, everyone speaks English, but imagine the amount of immediate respect that one would garner by sparking up a conversation in Arabic! Such a difficult language to learn for someone natively speaking a Latin-based language.
Old stubborned blokes like Andy Capp who put down anyone trying to assimilate into the culture should be shot.
There were originally some people who doubted the application of the Internet in a society already dominated by telephones and facsimile machines
Cultures of the world are intermingled now more than ever. And let's not forget that we live in an Arab part of the world.