I think skill in foreign languages is one to be careful telling others about. There are some polyglots who boast that they are fluent in a ton of languages to the amazement of some people. However, others will attempt to test you as with the case of Ziad Fazah in this clip. Ziad claims to speak 59 languages according to his wikipedia page but shows difficulty in several of them on this show.

The crowd is enjoying it a little too much when he can’t understand a foreign language that he claimed to know. Make sure you know a language fairly well before telling others you can speak it or risk public tests and other such things. At least don’t go on a television show in front of a language firing squad…

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