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Old March 19, 2008, 12:44 PM
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I thought this was funny and sad at the same time

Now, what is a pretty young thing like you doing speaking the Dirty Man’s Language?
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Old March 19, 2008, 03:50 PM
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David,
It's funny. I have heard "talk English" and even "talk American". I have responded, "The day you learn to speak English, I'll talk American."knowing full well that neither would be possible. Of course the anger that provokes people to make these comments is disturbing.

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Wow, it's really funny if the old man doesn't have a gun in his pocket, or in a closet at home. Otherwise, it can be worrisome.

Maybe one of the main differences between our two, three, four, five or six cultures (generally speaking) is that people can solve a problem like this just laughing at the man, if you are sure he's not crazy enough to have a gun.

How easy it is to get a gun in the States is what frightens me the most.
Mad people are everywhere, disarmed or not.

If it is just a fool ranting, you can laugh at him.

By the way, yesterday night I watched Ben Hur on TV. Every Easter this film is programmed on TV. Charlton Heston was young and seemed to be a good guy.
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And there was something else that I have forgotten, but I think I have corrected enough things this time.
Charlton Heston has always seemed like a nice guy to me, I think Michael Moore took advantage of the fact that he is mentally unstable now (doesn't he have Alzeimer's?)
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Thanks for your corrections, Iris! I will edit my commentary.

For sure, Charlton Heston is mentally unstable, and NRA chose him to be its president. I don't think Alzheimer's got anything to do with being supporter of guns. Neither I think Michael Moore needed to take advantage of any illness, but just to show the opinions Heston holds.

I like his films, but I can not think about him like a good guy.
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I don't think Alzeimer's got ANYTHING to do...
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Thanks a lot, Iris! Did you watch Ben Hur yesterday night? I got to the end!
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Charlton might not have been a really good guy but he was a good moviestar. Did you ever see Touch of Evil ? Es inpresionante. Iris, you're right, he's got Alzheimers.

Alfonso,

Tengo que corregirte. Ecribiste "otherwise it can be worrying". Usa, otherwise it can be worrisome. Escribiste "the easiness to have a gun"
Usa, how easy it is to get a gun. Escribiste "yesterday's night". Usa
yesterday night.

Escribiste, "It just can be a fool shouting you can laugh at" Usa, If it's just a fool shouting (perhaps ranting would be better) you can laugh at him.


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I haven't seen Ben Hur for years, but I still have the video somewhere at home. I watched "Seventh Heaven" with my daughter (her name is Iris by the way). It's an American series about a pastor and his family. Quite soppy, but I love it.BTW, did you see Ben Hur in English?
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Thanks a lot, Poli, for your corrections!

Iris, who or what is BTW?

Poli, for you: impresionante, escribiste. Only misspellings.
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