Linus' second quote (somewhat off-topic)
Posted Apr 19, 2009 2:18 UTC (Sun) by pr1268
In reply to: Linus' second quote (somewhat off-topic)
Parent article: Quotes of the week
The question showed a basic failure of linguistics.
I don't see where a failure of linguistics occurred here. My question was about Linus' ability to speak Finnish, a language far removed from the (otherwise) commonality of Norwegian/Swedish/Danish spoken in the rest of Scandinavia (excluding Iceland, of course), and the fact that most formal services (i.e. government and public services) of European countries cater to the language abilities of non-native speakers of the dominant language in other countries (substantially more so than here in the U.S.A.).
But, I'm certain it's a moot point as Linus is fluent in English nowadays.
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