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|Subject: Re: The vote of every thinking person||Date: 11/16/2012 2:58 PM|
|Author: JLC||Number: 655514 of 767402|
Spanish was spoken here before English was, so I'm not sure what problem you people have with it.
And something else was spoken here before Spanish and something before that. So what.
Learn it, it would be good for you.
At one point I was conversational in French and Spanish. And knew enough to be able to decipher Portuguese writing. I also knew a smattering of Russian, Mandarin, and Cantonese, typical tourist stuff. And currently I'm relearning my Spanish because I'll be spending some time in South America.
As a side note, I have a few missionary friends scattered across the globe. A very funny thing that is common amongst them. They choose to go to a foreign country. And they ASSIMILATE. They learn the language and customs. They don't demand accommodations.
Get your head out your rear end, it would be good for you.
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