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    en-N This user has a native understanding of English.
    eo-4 Ĉi tiu uzanto parolas kun preskaŭ denaska scio de Esperanto.
    fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
    la-2 Hic usor lingua Latina mediae difficultatis conferre potest.
    tlh-2 This user has intermediate knowledge of Klingon.
    ase-2 This user has intermediate knowledge of American Sign Language.
    ang-1 Þes brucere understent Ænglisc geþeode na micele.
    de-1 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf grundlegendem Niveau.
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    The most up-to-date version of my user page will always be on Wikipedia.

    I'm Mark A. Mandel, professionally a researcher at the Linguistic Data Consortium of the University of Pennsylvania (retired as of November 2013). I sometimes use the sobriquet

    Dr. Whom, Consulting Linguist, Grammarian, Orthoëpist, and Philological Busybody

    On my own time I am still interested in languages, as well as folk music, filk music, science fiction, and other things. Including the family cat.

    I wrote my dissertation on American Sign Language, and I've studied lots more languages to a greater or lesser degree. Languages I've worked with in recent years include Thai, Tagalog, Pashto, Tigrinya, Moroccan Berber, and Yoruba, Bengali, Tamil, and Urdu.