I’ve gotten through entire (admittedly short) conversations in dutch just by speaking german in a dutchey way. It’s not just a weird version of german though, they have some (adorable) words of their own too!
Hacked together a quick bookmarklet so I can get a keyboard shortcut to reply to people' #indieweb notes!
Now once I'm on a URL I'm replying to, I type "r" in the URL bar and it jumps over to my site! The result: