Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
If you can read this you are not following too closely.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.



Foreign Language Clock

Says the time in a different foreign language each hour.
  [vote for,

Cycles through an odd number of foreign languages, stating the time on the hour or half hour, if you are so inclined.
tyskland, Nov 29 2002

French as she is not spoke http://www.stone-de...grail/scene-08.html
[DrCurry, Oct 04 2004]


       If people wish to learn a foreign language, i don't think a talking clock is the way to go. Really this is just as a novelty.   

       And if you won't give a croissant, i guess i'll just give myself one.   

       "Very well done, marvelous idea, top of the pile"
tyskland, Nov 29 2002

       Hopefully spoken by individuals with distinctive and intriguing voices.
st3f, Nov 29 2002

       Hopefully spoken by the Monty Python team (see link).
DrCurry, Nov 29 2002

       I'm all for it if it includes Esperanto. Just don't make an alarm clock; I'd probably stand all of two mornings of it yelling "Veku! Veku!" at me before I showed it the meaning of "pecetigi".
l2g, Nov 29 2002


back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle