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Excellent, excellente, exelente, eccelente … I agree it's always fun and educational to play with words and languages. When I was a young traveller, I met many Europeans who spoke several languages, so I returned home to Canada and took up French. This enriched my life. I also studied Mandarin Chinese for awhile, but never became proficient. Never say never; it could still happen! Lately, partly due to public discourse on truth and reconciliation with Canada's First Nations, I've been thinking of learning an Aboriginal language, such as Cree. Statistics Canada (census) has lots of information on the many Aboriginal languages currently spoken in Canada; there are several Cree languages (within the largest Aboriginal language family, Algonquian). I figure that learning a little Cree, to a beginner level for starters, is one way to participate in reconciliation, while gaining cultural insights and understanding.