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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-29-06 03:18 PM
Response to Reply #8
10. Oui!
See post #9. ;)
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  -Sure we speak the official 'English', but what is the American language? bigtree  Apr-29-06 02:17 PM   #0 
  - Always consult the New Speak Dictionary  ThoughtCriminal   Apr-29-06 02:21 PM   #1 
  - The Official language of the United states is...  William769   Apr-29-06 02:24 PM   #2 
  - English is the language of the Constitution.  aquart   Apr-29-06 02:33 PM   #3 
  - I think folks can choose for themselves what language to speak  bigtree   Apr-29-06 02:47 PM   #4 
  - The "original" languages are long extinct or  igil   Apr-29-06 05:44 PM   #27 
  - what a load of self rightous distorted crap...  ret5hd   Apr-29-06 02:55 PM   #5 
  - speaking of "self rightous distorted crap"  QC   Apr-30-06 03:25 AM   #67 
  - Non. Cajuns disagree and so do I  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 03:17 PM   #9 
  - common language  bigtree   Apr-29-06 03:20 PM   #12 
  - Spanish is common here.  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 03:40 PM   #19 
     - different part , yes, but we have quite a mix of cultures  bigtree   Apr-29-06 03:52 PM   #22 
  - As I have a fair-to-middling grasp of French (conversational)  Canadian Socialist   Apr-29-06 03:22 PM   #14 
  - Si!  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 03:35 PM   #16 
  - What you said, Swamperkins!  Karenina   Apr-29-06 06:17 PM   #31 
  - Liebling!  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 06:38 PM   #36 
  - Viel besser!!!  Karenina   Apr-29-06 06:57 PM   #41 
     - LOL!  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 07:05 PM   #42 
     - Felsen und Rolle sterben nie!  bigtree   Apr-29-06 07:08 PM   #43 
     - another crack at it  bigtree   Apr-29-06 08:44 PM   #46 
        - Aber rollen (besonders ins Heu)  Karenina   Apr-29-06 08:49 PM   #48 
           - was ist Geil  bigtree   Apr-29-06 08:56 PM   #49 
           - Erotomane!!  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 10:04 PM   #52 
  - Eine Fremdsprache zu lernen, das macht man reich!  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-29-06 10:16 PM   #53 
     - Yup  charlie   Apr-30-06 04:24 AM   #78 
     - Meu guarda-chuva cor-de-rosa fulsome e loquacious! n/t  QC   Apr-30-06 05:02 AM   #81 
  - Who would have a harder time in this country....  Fountain79   Apr-29-06 06:19 PM   #32 
  - Both, apparently.  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 06:41 PM   #38 
     - How many doctors, lawyers, dentists, etc...  Fountain79   Apr-29-06 09:04 PM   #50 
        - How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll?  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 09:51 PM   #51 
        - Look, for the umpty ninth time, NOBODY is saying that immigrants  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-29-06 10:26 PM   #54 
           - I speak Spanish fluently.....  Fountain79   Apr-30-06 03:09 AM   #66 
              - Then English schools for adults need to be better funded...  Solon   Apr-30-06 03:58 AM   #73 
                 - In the major cities in Mexico....  Fountain79   Apr-30-06 01:02 PM   #86 
                    - I know such schools exist...  Solon   Apr-30-06 02:33 PM   #88 
  - You're beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  QC   Apr-30-06 03:28 AM   #68 
  - "Original" Nahuatl (leaving out any post-Columbian borrowings)  igil   Apr-29-06 05:53 PM   #28 
  - accomodation to the extent that they could effectively discharge  bigtree   Apr-29-06 06:11 PM   #30 
  - Thank you for some sanity  BlueStateModerate   Apr-29-06 07:15 PM   #44 
  - English Is The One Language  Wash. state Desk Jet   Apr-29-06 03:01 PM   #6 
  - Rickover was born in Makow, Russia  bigtree   Apr-29-06 03:14 PM   #7 
     - Rickover  Wash. state Desk Jet   Apr-29-06 03:25 PM   #15 
  - I thought the U.S. didn't have an official language  Canadian Socialist   Apr-29-06 03:16 PM   #8 
  - Oui!  Swamp Rat   Apr-29-06 03:18 PM   #10 
  - got me there  bigtree   Apr-29-06 03:19 PM   #11 
  - English was good enough for Jesus Christ  TexasLawyer   Apr-29-06 03:22 PM   #13 
  - Oy vey!  William769   Apr-29-06 03:35 PM   #17 
  - Oh, Canada  Wash. state Desk Jet   Apr-29-06 03:38 PM   #18 
  - WTF? When did Montreal say it wanted to be independent?  Canadian Socialist   Apr-29-06 03:58 PM   #24 
  - Some people are so ignorant they should wear signs  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Apr-30-06 01:21 AM   #65 
  - Having more than one "official" language in the US is SOCIALLY DEVISIVE  NoodleyAppendage   Apr-29-06 03:42 PM   #20 
  - I'm not endorsing anything  bigtree   Apr-29-06 04:02 PM   #25 
  - True...  Solon   Apr-29-06 06:32 PM   #35 
  - What would an immigrant stand to lose by learning English??????  NoodleyAppendage   Apr-29-06 11:33 PM   #60 
     - OK, maybe I'll give you the benefit of the doubt...  Solon   Apr-30-06 03:41 AM   #71 
  - Irish immigrants learned English. Italian immigrants learned English.  NoodleyAppendage   Apr-29-06 11:28 PM   #59 
     - Not true everywhere...  Solon   Apr-30-06 04:01 AM   #75 
  - Oh, gimme a FICKEN BREAK!  Karenina   Apr-29-06 08:44 PM   #47 
     - Look...It's simple. One common language helps facilitate community.  NoodleyAppendage   Apr-29-06 11:25 PM   #58 
     - And how are they supposed to learn this "english"?  readmoreoften   Apr-30-06 12:39 AM   #64 
     - Are you trying to make some kind of point here,  QC   Apr-30-06 03:31 AM   #69 
        - Oh, Sir Landlocked!  Karenina   Apr-30-06 08:35 AM   #82 
  - English itself is a bastard language with many parents.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-29-06 03:47 PM   #21 
  - The American Language Is English.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-29-06 03:55 PM   #23 
  - Agreed! n/t  Southpawkicker   Apr-29-06 06:22 PM   #33 
  - What is the American language?  Spider Jerusalem   Apr-29-06 04:16 PM   #26 
  - As someone who is bilingual...  Fountain79   Apr-29-06 06:09 PM   #29 
  - We don't have an official language, and that's a good thing.  knitter4democracy   Apr-29-06 06:27 PM   #34 
  - well said  bigtree   Apr-29-06 06:38 PM   #37 
  - I think the biggest fear is this...  Solon   Apr-29-06 06:43 PM   #39 
     - That makes sense.  knitter4democracy   Apr-30-06 12:01 PM   #85 
        - Ha! I'm Irish too!  Solon   Apr-30-06 02:25 PM   #87 
           - Exactly!  knitter4democracy   Apr-30-06 10:58 PM   #89 
              - Interesting little historical note...  Solon   May-01-06 02:43 AM   #90 
  - Where are all these immigrants who refuse to learn english?  readmoreoften   Apr-29-06 06:48 PM   #40 
  - Yes, indeed!  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-29-06 10:37 PM   #56 
  - Florida  El Fuego   Apr-29-06 10:44 PM   #57 
     - Sorry, I'm sure someone said that about your people at some point.  readmoreoften   Apr-29-06 11:41 PM   #61 
        - "My people"? I've got Cherokee blood running through my veins.  El Fuego   Apr-30-06 12:09 AM   #62 
           - 100% cherokee, eh?  readmoreoften   Apr-30-06 12:34 AM   #63 
              - Nah, just enough for bogus bragging rights.  El Fuego   Apr-30-06 09:46 AM   #83 
  - Regarding your thread title  ContraBass Black   Apr-29-06 07:18 PM   #45 
  - You need to educate yourself.  QC   Apr-30-06 03:39 AM   #70 
     - I think's he's talking about as the Diplomatic and commerce...  Solon   Apr-30-06 03:52 AM   #72 
        - You're right, and I apologize.  QC   Apr-30-06 04:00 AM   #74 
           - That reminds me of a funny story of sorts...  Solon   Apr-30-06 04:09 AM   #76 
              - Yes, Bush singlehandedly blows the Ivy League mystique.  QC   Apr-30-06 04:21 AM   #77 
                 - That's true...  Solon   Apr-30-06 04:47 AM   #79 
                    - Exactly.  QC   Apr-30-06 04:57 AM   #80 
  - I speak J.J.  MrScorpio   Apr-29-06 10:30 PM   #55 
  - ANY Native American Indian language....  spanone   Apr-30-06 09:49 AM   #84 
 

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