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Slavoglotta Sprogformidling

I will not yell in class.
I will not throw things. 
I will not teach other kids.
I am the teacher

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iPhone

2009-06-24 | 8:51 am
Faster iPhone after upgrade to OS 3.0

The desktop, page 1 of my iPhone after updating to OS 3.0. Photo: Erik Thau-Knudsen, 2009-06-24
Among the many improvements that Apple offered its iPhone users in iPhone OS 3.0 was a speed boost in many applications. Fellow iPhone users are recommended to upgrade immediately.

iPhone how-to

2009-05-26 | 6:27 pm
Attach images from WWW to contacts in iPhone

iPhone desktop
The Contacts list is the key to the 3rd Generation (3G) production line of iPhone. Here’s a few tricks on how to add a portrait photo to a contact, using the built-in Safari web browser.


Civil status

Feb 15, 09 | 11:14 pm
No more Senhor Thau-Knudsen!

The Portuguese Ministry of Justics
Three weeks ago I got an official notification that I was divorced in Portugal.


News archive

These news are written for an international au­di­ence. If you live in Denmark, please consult my news pages in Danish, as they are more updated with urgent news.

Languages of communication

Choose the right language when contacting me ...

if you write me...

In brief, I'll read a message written in most Germanic, all Slavic, all Romance, and a few more languages.

In particular

  • Indo-European
    • Germanic
      • North Germanic
        • East-Scandinavian
          1. Danish
          2. Swedish
        • West Scandinavian
          1. Norwegian
          2. Faeroese
      • West Germanic
        1. English
        2. German
        3. Netherlandic
        4. Afrikaans
    • Slavic
      • Extinct
        1. Old Slavic / Old Church Slavonic / Old Bulgarian
      • Modern Slavic languages
        • North Slavic
          1. Russian
          2. Ukrainian
          3. Polish
          4. Czech
          5. Slovak
        • South Slavic
          1. Bulgarian
          2. Macedonian
          3. Serbo-Croatian (Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian)
          4. Slovenian
    • Romance
      • Extinct
        1. Latin
      • Modern
        • West Romance
          • Iberian
            1. Portuguese
            2. Galician
            3. Castilian
            4. Catalan
          • Gallic
            1. French
        • East Romance
          • Italo-Romance
            1. Italian
          • Balkano-Romance
            1. Rumanian
            2. Arumunian
    • Albanian
      1. Albanian
    • Greek
      1. Classical Greek
      2. Koine Greek
      3. Dhemotic Greek
      4. Katharevousa
  • Non-Indo-European
    • Turkic
      1. Yakutian

... I'll write you back ...

Reading skills are better that writing skills, no surprise about that. My response to you will be in one or more of the following languages.

  • Indo-European
    • Germanic
      • North Germanic
        • East-Scandinavian
          1. Danish
      • West Germanic
        1. English
        2. German
    • Slavic
      • Extinct
        1. Old Slavic / Old Church Slavonic / Old Bulgarian
      • Modern Slavic languages
        • North Slavic
          1. Russian
        • South Slavic
          1. Bulgarian
          2. Macedonian
          3. Serbo-Croatian (Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian)
          4. Slovenian
    • Romance
      • Extinct
        1. Latin
      • Modern
        • West Romance
          • Iberian
            1. Portuguese
            2. Castilian
        • East Romance
          • Italo-Romance
            1. Italian

 

If you don't find your language in the list, please indicate what other language you want me to use. Otherwise, I shall assume your response language according to my own experience. Example: you write me in Swedish, I'll write you back in Danish. Or: you write me in Rumanian, I write you in English or Portuguese.

... if you speak to me ...

All dependent on the time of the day, you can phone me and talk to me (normal, not too advanced conversations) in the languages

  • Indo-European
    • Germanic
      • North Germanic
        • East-Scandinavian
          1. Danish
          2. Swedish
        • West Scandinavian
          1. Norwegian
      • West Germanic
        1. English
        2. German
        3. Netherlandic
        4. Afrikaans
    • Slavic
      • Extinct
        1. Old Slavic / Old Church Slavonic / Old Bulgarian
      • Modern Slavic languages
        • North Slavic
          1. Russian
          2. Ukrainian
        • South Slavic
          1. Bulgarian
          2. Macedonian
          3. Serbo-Croatian (Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian)
          4. Slovenian
    • Romance
      • Modern
        • West Romance
          • Iberian
            1. Portuguese
            2. Castilian
          • Gallic
            1. French
        • East Romance
          • Italo-Romance
            1. Italian

Erik Thau-Knudsen

2005-09-29



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