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Saturday, January 14, 2006
  One effect of the Internet: My daughter sings in Romanian
My daughter (15) has a tendency to download songs from the net. Recently she has been singing along with a Romanian song. She plays a couple of Romanian songs. It is an interesting sound. It sounds just on the edge of the Romance Languages (Vulgar Latin - French, Italian, Castillian, Catalonian etc) a sort of slavonic pronunciation of such a melange.)

One of the effects of the internet. In fact she is learning Japanese and we wonder sometimes with her kimonos (which she bought for £9 reduced from £45 in M&S in the sales) whether or not she is turning Japanese, but singing in Romanian is something new.
 
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It is a Romance language, and of course the word "Romanian" derives from Roman.

The ones I've met through work have been nice people. I think they are probably more like the ancient Romans than the Italians are. Certainly Ceausescu would have fitted in very well alongside Nero and Caligula.
 
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