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Old 08-04-2010, 03:17 PM   #1
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Do you start Finnish books?

I find that I can never finish a Finnish book, primarily because I don't speak a word of the language.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:19 PM   #2
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Never started a Finnish book in my life. I like to understand what I read, personally. Well, some of it, at least.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:20 PM   #3
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I leave Finnish books unfinished.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:28 PM   #4
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Yes, I have a small collection of them. But I don't finish my Finnish books because I've yet to finish my books on learning Finnish in the first place.

Long story short: en puhu suomea.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:33 PM   #5
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The blue one next to the Finn.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:35 PM   #6
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You mean people actually write in Finnish? WOW!
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:40 PM   #7
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You mean people actually write in Finnish? WOW!
I think I write in Finnish when I accidentally rest my elbows on my keyboard. I dunno for sure, though, since I can't read it.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:42 PM   #8
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I will finish fairly funny Finnish farces frequently.
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Old 08-04-2010, 04:29 PM   #9
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I should check if my fish can read Finnish.
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:05 PM   #10
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Depends.

Do I have a key? Does it have fuel? Do I have a license?

...

Wait.

You said book. My bad - thought you said boat.

Nevermind.
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Old 08-05-2010, 02:07 AM   #11
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No Finnish here... (and this thread should be in the lounge!)

But I know somebody who actually finishes Finnish books!
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:24 AM   #12
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I do! In fact, my primary reason for purchasing a Kindle was to give me an easier way to read Finnish books, or more specifically play texts written in Finnish. (Then again, I work for a literary agency which represents Finnish playwrights, so it's a work thing.)
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:42 AM   #13
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Do you mean books in Finnish, by Finnish authors, about Finland or about Finnish people?

I've read at least one book in all categories but the 1st.
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:49 AM   #14
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I do! In fact, my primary reason for purchasing a Kindle was to give me an easier way to read Finnish books, or more specifically play texts written in Finnish. (Then again, I work for a literary agency which represents Finnish playwrights, so it's a work thing.)
Hurray for Finnish books! But do you finish the Finnish books you started?
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:56 AM   #15
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We should also make a poll on the related question :
do you finish Start books ?
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