I might be doing a Dialog with him so what ought to I ask? He’s a carpet cleaner. And there may be this:
“So, what number of languages do you communicate?”
“Oh, goodness,” Vaughn says. “Eight, fluently.”
“Eight?” Kelly marvels.
“Eight,” Vaughn confirms. English, Spanish, Bulgarian, Czech, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Slovak.
“However in case you go by like, totally different grades of how a lot dialog,” he explains, “I learn about 25 extra.”
Vaughn glances at me. He’s nonetheless underselling his talents. By his depend, it’s truly 37 extra languages, with a minimum of 24 he speaks properly sufficient to hold on prolonged conversations. He can learn and write in eight alphabets and scripts. He can inform tales in Italian and Finnish and American Signal Language. He’s educating himself Indigenous languages, from Mexico’s Nahuatl. to Montana’s Salish. The standard of his accents in Dutch and Catalan dazzle folks from the Netherlands and Spain.
He additionally has been:
…a painter, a bouncer, a punk rock roadie and a Kombucha supply man.