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  1. Watering Hole
    thought that people that have had no exposure to native american language would enjoy seeing how at least one of them works. this is nez perce, or niimiipuu in the dialect. the double vowels are sounds not used in english. Phrases from the Niimíipuu story: “Skunk Plays Stick Game with...
  2. Hunting Camp
    With the season coming on very soon, I wonder if any of you try and read the body language of the deer you are hunting. An alert deer is close to impossible to shoot no matter what means you use. Several shots that are taken each year that were missed may be due to not reading the body language...
  3. Suggestions and Issues
    I know I'm almost single-handedly responsible for the language filter because I'm a bad person. I used a word that I don't think was bad in any way that was turned to *****. The word was Neeeowtrad(misspelled). Now, I don't know what is so bad about that word. Are we not allowed to refer to...
  4. TradTalk Main Forum
    Rather audaciously, I think I've solved this problem. It's partially about language. I think Hank has modified a method others have been using for yonks - and he's done it in such a way that it lends itself to verbal description, once all the elements are in place (if the description doesn't...
  5. Watering Hole
    Thought I'd share this for those that like this kind of thing. This is how wacky the english language can be. Can you read these right the first time? 1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce produce. 3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more...
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