Date: Sun, 17 Mar 1996 01:01:00 PST

From: Kim & Rima McKinzey rkm[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SLIP.NET

Subject: Re: 'going to'

Re Ron and Dennis' observations of language interference. I've always

thought it was the part of the brain that said "other language." That is,

any language other than one's native one.

When I was a freshman (freshwoman? freshperson? first year student) in

college, the nephew of friend's of my parents came to visit from Milan. I

spoke no Italian, he spoke no English. We both spoke some French and

Hebrew. I took him around to see NY and we chatted away in what must have

been one of the world's weirdest conglomorations of linguistic ability. It

got really nuts when we went to Radio City Music Hall and I tried to

translate "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" into a combination of Hebrew and