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    Who speaks spanish well? Ross Ismail interview

    So the Reds signed Ross Ismail out of Aruba in November and he just turned 17 last month. While looking for some video online this afternoon I stumbled onto this interview with him.... but I understood these words from it because I speak about 15 words of spanish:
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    Is anyone fluent enough to give us a rundown of what was said?


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    What I am picking up, his accent is something like I have never heard before, and I am almost fluent. I think in Aruba they speak dutch as a first language which is maybe why the accent is so different.

    I will be going to Santigo Domingo for spring training, I need to long and hard to make. I will be leaving as soon as my visa is approved. Pretty generic interview, the other guys talked about how he is one of the best players to ever come out of Aruba.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bellhead View Post
    What I am picking up, his accent is something like I have never heard before, and I am almost fluent. I think in Aruba they speak dutch as a first language which is maybe why the accent is so different.

    I will be going to Santigo Domingo for spring training, I need to long and hard to make. I will be leaving as soon as my visa is approved. Pretty generic interview, the other guys talked about how he is one of the best players to ever come out of Aruba.
    Google "auto detected" spanish as the language in written articles that had the video embedded, but the translation was almost worthless as 85% of the words didn't actually translate. So you may be right that there is something else there instead of spanish.

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    Re: Who speaks spanish well? Ross Ismail interview

    I haven't watched the video, but I just want to throw a guess out there: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papiamento

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    I thought it was in Portuguese at first his accent is so heavy. In Aruba they speak 3 languages Dutch, English, and Spanish.

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    mis madres hijo favorito

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    Re: Who speaks spanish well? Ross Ismail interview

    My buddy's first language is Spanish and he just listened to it. He couldn't understand it. He thought it was Portugese at first but has no idea what was said.
    "Last week I helped my friend stay put. It's a lot easier'n helpin' 'em move. I just went over to his house and made sure that he did not start to load **** into a truck."

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    Re: Who speaks spanish well? Ross Ismail interview

    It's Papiamento. It's pretty much exclusive to Aruba but has a lot of similarities with Spanish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    It's Papiamento. It's pretty much exclusive to Aruba but has a lot of similarities with Spanish.
    You are going to learn it so we know what is going on, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    You are going to learn it so we know what is going on, right?
    Throw some good incentive my way, and I can make it happen. Otherwise lagami na paz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    Throw some good incentive my way, and I can make it happen. Otherwise lagami na paz.
    Knowledge is power. Good enough incentive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Knowledge is power. Good enough incentive?
    unless of course your curriculum gets flooded with a rhythmic nonsense leaving the gladwell's to claim outliers failing to realize the braves blip track...is coming from the house...ooooohhh-m.-ha.... "just print outlier"

    come on. . there advertising..ooooohhh woooo wo. oooooo,, they did win one though

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zl9_ylakzcI
    Last edited by Orenda; 03-24-2014 at 11:18 PM.

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    Re: Who speaks spanish well? Ross Ismail interview

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Knowledge is power. Good enough incentive?
    I already have all the power in the world, so the last thing I need is knowledge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    I already have all the power in the world, so the last thing I need is knowledge.
    What is false, Alex?

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    Re: Who speaks spanish well? Ross Ismail interview

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Knowledge is power. Good enough incentive?
    False
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYMHxcl_xqE


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