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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-09-08 08:30 PM
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27. Good one! Or do nearly anything in the international economy. nt
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  -People need to learn to accept the fact that Spanish is the language of the Western hemisphere RGBolen  Jul-09-08 03:56 PM   #0 
  - The Brazilians might disagree with you  SidneyCarton   Jul-09-08 03:57 PM   #1 
  - They speak a unique language in Uraguay ...  MookieWilson   Jul-09-08 04:03 PM   #6 
     - Catalan maybe?  LSparkle   Jul-09-08 04:08 PM   #7 
     - Jo parlo catal (I speak Catalan)  DFW   Jul-10-08 04:53 AM   #38 
        - Wow...  redqueen   Jul-10-08 09:56 AM   #45 
        - neato! nt  sudopod   Jul-10-08 11:50 AM   #60 
     - Not really. In Uruguay and Argentina, they speak what they call 'castellano'  Common Sense Party   Jul-09-08 04:12 PM   #8 
        - Interesting! A friend of mine from Uruguay had a hell of a time...  MookieWilson   Jul-09-08 04:18 PM   #10 
        - Unless she comes from one of the Indian tribes, like the Guarani?  Common Sense Party   Jul-09-08 04:24 PM   #11 
        - Castellano just means Castilian, which is Spanish with a lisp or  Cleita   Jul-09-08 04:55 PM   #15 
        - Well, they don't lisp in Argentina, nor did any of the Chilenos I met.  Common Sense Party   Jul-09-08 05:51 PM   #20 
        - No they don't. They glide over the parts that Spaniards lisp. I know.  Cleita   Jul-09-08 05:54 PM   #21 
           - Argentines pronounce those consonants very audibly as well.  Common Sense Party   Jul-09-08 06:04 PM   #22 
              - Well, I've never been in Argentina so I suppose you would know.  Cleita   Jul-09-08 06:24 PM   #25 
                 - LOL! Yes, there ARE quite a few of those there, as well.  Common Sense Party   Jul-09-08 09:57 PM   #30 
                 - Ex Nazis? nt  raccoon   Jul-11-08 10:17 AM   #90 
                    - it's possible, there was a story they were looking for Aribert Heim here quite recently  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 01:42 PM   #102 
        - In Spain  guardian   Jul-10-08 11:28 AM   #51 
           - Well, my grandmother was from Madrid and she spoke with a lisp.  Cleita   Jul-10-08 12:59 PM   #73 
        - Castilian(spanish from Spain)  SoCalDem   Jul-09-08 06:07 PM   #23 
        - There are different kinds of Spanish from Spain too just like we have different  Cleita   Jul-09-08 06:28 PM   #26 
           - Actually there are entirely different languages spoken in Spain  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jul-10-08 12:24 PM   #71 
        - Saludos from Buenos Aires!  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 01:29 PM   #100 
  - That's great. Unfortunately, business, politics, and academia don't follow head counts.  Occam Bandage   Jul-09-08 03:59 PM   #2 
  - Englisch ist lingua franca!  Karenina   Jul-10-08 07:33 AM   #40 
     - Englisch ueber alles!!!!  datasuspect   Jul-10-08 10:03 AM   #47 
     - Yes, very common second language in France  One_Life_To_Give   Jul-11-08 10:27 AM   #95 
  - the future, such as it will be, will be multilingual  eShirl   Jul-09-08 04:01 PM   #3 
  - US and Canada disagree. Sorry. English is the #1 language here...  MookieWilson   Jul-09-08 04:02 PM   #4 
  - Um... funny you include Canada in that...  hooraydems06   Jul-09-08 05:24 PM   #19 
     - No kidding. I lived there for 4 years. The language ain't Spanish.  MookieWilson   Jul-09-08 09:03 PM   #28 
        - OK, but so far it's YOU that disagrees...  hooraydems06   Jul-11-08 02:01 AM   #81 
           - 60% of Canadians don't speak French  One_Life_To_Give   Jul-11-08 01:03 PM   #98 
  - ... Y ?  Common Sense Party   Jul-09-08 04:03 PM   #5 
  - Yes. It's a heck of a lot easier to spell. nt  raccoon   Jul-11-08 10:20 AM   #92 
  - 'People' need to learn that until we have One World Order  peace13   Jul-09-08 04:18 PM   #9 
  - ALL people need to speak Chinese, then  Mike Nelson   Jul-09-08 04:24 PM   #12 
  - OK, I'm leaving.  Dr.Phool   Jul-09-08 04:29 PM   #13 
  - Shit dude perhaps you better get to Rosetta Stone  simskl   Jul-09-08 04:52 PM   #14 
  - Actually, throughout Latin America, indigenous Indian languages are  Cleita   Jul-09-08 04:59 PM   #16 
  - by that philosophy- chinese is the language of the earth.  QuestionAll   Jul-09-08 05:05 PM   #17 
  - China actually has something like five major languages. nt  BullGooseLoony   Jul-11-08 10:21 AM   #93 
  - Nope sorry. I live in the Northeast..  Marrah_G   Jul-09-08 05:08 PM   #18 
  - ....  turtlensue   Jul-10-08 07:36 AM   #42 
  - Get a pilots license and see how good that works out for ya. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-08 06:09 PM   #24 
  - Good one! Or do nearly anything in the international economy. nt  MookieWilson   Jul-09-08 08:30 PM   #27 
  - That's an interesting way to put it.  ColbertWatcher   Jul-09-08 09:08 PM   #29 
  - Don't forget "red stick"  Perragrande   Jul-10-08 12:23 AM   #31 
  - LOL! There was a whole bunch of them...  ColbertWatcher   Jul-10-08 12:25 AM   #32 
  - And a place very near and dear to my heart:  ForrestGump   Jul-10-08 03:51 AM   #35 
  - Or maybe just "Big Tit"  Art_from_Ark   Jul-11-08 12:41 AM   #80 
  - But that's French.  Clark2008   Jul-11-08 10:24 AM   #94 
  - ...  pokerfan   Jul-10-08 04:37 AM   #37 
  - Here's an interesting list of state names from foreign languages  ThinkBlue1966   Jul-10-08 12:00 PM   #65 
  - Yea that language especially goes over real well in France and Holland.  EbenezerMcIntosh   Jul-10-08 12:29 AM   #33 
  - And Italy...  ForrestGump   Jul-10-08 04:20 AM   #36 
  - Porra! Tem muito pessoal que fala portugus tambm.  Swamp Rat   Jul-10-08 12:41 AM   #34 
  - e ai e amigo, tu falas tambem?  SidneyCarton   Jul-10-08 12:13 PM   #70 
  - It's a close run thing  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-10-08 07:30 AM   #39 
  - Been to the Carribean lately?  turtlensue   Jul-10-08 07:34 AM   #41 
  - Language can isolate people.  zanne   Jul-10-08 07:37 AM   #43 
  - My former inlaws were also french canadian immigrants.  Marrah_G   Jul-10-08 10:02 AM   #46 
     - I spoke only French until I went to grade school.  zanne   Jul-10-08 11:44 AM   #57 
  - We speak english in America  JMackT   Jul-10-08 09:54 AM   #44 
  - Englisch ueber alles!  datasuspect   Jul-10-08 10:09 AM   #48 
  - They absolutely should learn English  Indenturedebtor   Jul-10-08 10:10 AM   #49 
  - You should learn spanish.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-10-08 11:31 AM   #52 
  - Really  JMackT   Jul-10-08 11:36 AM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-10-08 11:37 AM   #55 
     - I think he mentioned in his first post that he IS learning another language, just not Spanish.  TCJ70   Jul-10-08 11:46 AM   #58 
        - Do you believe him?  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-10-08 11:48 AM   #59 
           - I don't have any reason not to.  TCJ70   Jul-10-08 11:51 AM   #61 
           - I dont care  JMackT   Jul-11-08 09:36 AM   #88 
  - Why should the poster learn Spanish?  El Pinko   Jul-10-08 12:01 PM   #66 
     - Because he says Mexicans should learn english.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-10-08 12:03 PM   #67 
        - That's not what he said...  TCJ70   Jul-10-08 12:08 PM   #68 
        - Mexican Americans.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-10-08 12:09 PM   #69 
           - Thank you for correctly...  TCJ70   Jul-10-08 12:31 PM   #72 
        - Well...  El Pinko   Jul-10-08 06:53 PM   #75 
        - WTF  JMackT   Jul-11-08 09:38 AM   #89 
  - ummm...re: your avatar, I'm not convinced Hunter S Thompson even spoke English  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 01:45 PM   #104 
  - Profanity is the universal language.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-10-08 10:12 AM   #50 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-10-08 11:36 AM   #54 
  - You mean, the southern part  question everything   Jul-10-08 11:40 AM   #56 
  - Whats your point?  MiltonF   Jul-10-08 11:55 AM   #62 
  - Especially in Quebec!  AngryAmish   Jul-10-08 11:57 AM   #63 
  - oh brother...  El Pinko   Jul-10-08 11:57 AM   #64 
  - It is the language of poverty  Lifetimedem   Jul-10-08 01:01 PM   #74 
  - Lou Dobbs, is that you?  sfexpat2000   Jul-11-08 02:54 AM   #83 
  - Doub't Chinese will take over  One_Life_To_Give   Jul-11-08 01:18 PM   #99 
  - You tell'em "person speaking english"!  gatorboy   Jul-10-08 07:03 PM   #76 
  - I know enough  RGBolen   Jul-10-08 11:10 PM   #77 
  - the answer lies in Esperanto...the metric system of all languages!  Blue_Tires   Jul-10-08 11:18 PM   #78 
  - english is the language of business  pitohui   Jul-11-08 12:08 AM   #79 
  - Even though half of our neighbors are Spanish speaking,  girl gone mad   Jul-11-08 02:51 AM   #82 
  - No, it won't.  texasleo   Jul-11-08 04:49 AM   #85 
  - Don't say that in Canada!  depakid   Jul-11-08 02:54 AM   #84 
  - Coming from the French speaking Caribbean I do have a bone to pick.  vaberella   Jul-11-08 04:59 AM   #86 
  - I am not speaking Spanish...  and-justice-for-all   Jul-11-08 05:13 AM   #87 
  - Spanish would make a great lingua franca  treestar   Jul-11-08 10:19 AM   #91 
  - I'm for teaching spanish to all kids in public school-but it has to be approached properly  noonwitch   Jul-11-08 10:55 AM   #96 
  - Lovely language.  Maestro   Jul-11-08 11:01 AM   #97 
  - French would be a much smarter second language up here in Maine.  mainegreen   Jul-11-08 01:33 PM   #101 
  - What is this? Stupid posts week?  Snarkturian Clone   Jul-11-08 01:42 PM   #103 
  - this thread certainly brought a few out of the woodwork...  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 01:48 PM   #105 
 

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