Reblog if you can speak, read, or at least kinda communicate in more than one language.
i can fumble my way through mutual comprehension without much of anything really, but linguistically i’m fluent in english, and flailing at french, german, hebrew, icelandic, a little latin and aramaic, and even less asl.
“it’s better to speak any language poorly than…
I can kinda stagger around upsetting the French. Essentially I attempt French and they plead with me to stop. But usually sufficiently to find places, order food, buy tickets, etc. That said, I managed to explain, in French, that I had hideous allergies and please could I have some eyedrops so I could avoid scratching my eyes out to a pharmacist, and she understood.
Either that or the pained screaming and the red raw eyes were enough of a clue and she just guessed that the yammering idiot must want drugs of some sort.