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"It's ______ to me."

Via jaylake , a Map of Incomprehension: "When an English speaker doesn't understand a word of what someone says, he or she states that it’s 'Greek to me'. When a Hebrew speaker encounters this difficulty, it 'sounds like Chinese'." And so on...

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holyoutlaw
Feb. 26th, 2009 08:03 pm (UTC)
Can you use this as a guide to levels of incomprehension? That is, as an English speaker, the degrees of incomprehension would be Greek, Chinese, and Heavenly Script.

The discussion after the map explaining different languages' incomprehensibility idioms was interesting, as well.
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