What is the Zope of Perl? More great stuff by Jon Udell. If you look at the description I wrote up for myself years ago in Jakarta, you will see that I love solving riddles like these.
I'd like to challenge one thought, however. If you're involved in one culture deeply enough to see the essence of a problem from one perspective, you're almost by definition not able to see it from the perspective of another.
I'm a native English speaker, pero he estudiado español en la escuela secundaria por cinco años. If you don't think it helped my English any, you should have seen me before.
As a side benefit, I have no find it relatively easy to decipher things like this.