Afrikaans vs English poll

Discussion in 'The Sump' started by Tobes, 21 Aug 2011.

Voter count: 69
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Are you afrikaans or english?

  1. Afrikaans

    33.3%
  2. English

    66.7%
  1. Tobes

    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Some of the members requested we have a poll to see how many english and afrikaans speaking members we have, so here goes. Please tick your home language :)
     
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  3. Keanan

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    What about both? English with a bit Afrikaans, well can read and understand Afrikaans way better than what I can speak and spell it.:p
     
  4. Tobes

    Tobes Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    I can also do both, but this poll is for your "home language", what you were raised in :), I edited my post to say that.
     
  5. Keanan

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    Cool but that's a bit of a tough one growing up in Mitchell's Plain(Cape town), where you speak English in the house and Afrikaans or mixed outside.:lol::lol:

    English it is.
     
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    Amen!
    En, dit is tweetalig!:1:
     
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    I find myself is a similar situation...my "home language" was Afrikaans and I was "raised" in the house as Afrikaans...Mom,Dad,Grandparents..etc...but my entire "school education" was English..Friends..etc...my home language now is English as I consider myself English and Hubby is also English... but when we go visit my Parents I speak Afrikaans to them...guess I'll "tick" myself as English as the only time I did actually speak Afrikaans was when I came home from school and friends..
     
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    Proudly Afrikaans, but I spokes bouff tales deliciously sinse I was twise years old :biggrin:

    Hennie
     
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    my stem reg merkie is in die betrokke dosie getiek
     
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    i can like to see what you meen ;)
     
  11. Tobes

    Tobes Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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  12. coswecanfly

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    Afrikaans en trots daarop... (al is ek 'n Engels onnie...) :biggrin:
     
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    Nog 1 merkie ...
     
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    @regis - - which box do i tick?
     
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  15. Keanan

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    :thumbup:

    And now that i'm done with school 3 years ago my spelling is even worse.:lol:

    Yip and most of the time I speak Afrikaans, well not proper Afrikaans but ja :whistling: or should I say use to. Now its back to English most of the times.
     
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    Well i ticked english but i now speak norwegian better than i do afrikaans, but some reason tobes choose not to add that option :)
     
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    :lol:
     
  18. Tobes

    Tobes Thread Starter Retired Moderator

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    I don't think a poll has that many options to list ALL languages...I mean apart from the overseas languages there are Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, tswana, etc - cause if I don't add that someone will say I'm a racist :whistling:
     
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    Say what?
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:...
     
  21. Tony

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    I understand a speak afrikaans well but dont ask my what phytoplancton and amino acids are in afrikaans
     
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