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09-18-2010, 04:53 PM
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Giroux tha Damaja
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Originally Posted by Jester View Post
Yes, but I think we've reached a point where the criticism of the Anglo-speaking world is unfair on this point. Culturally, English has become such a dominant language that there's little reason necessitating learning another language. This is unfortunate in many ways, because we're losing out competitively in a skill that is quite valuable.

However, I will never forget watching English-language TV in Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic; walking around in a mall in Germany with English music playing overhead... if you're learning English there's so much out there to reinforce what you're learning that you just casually can get access to. Not so much the other way around.
My quote was not using "you" in the collective sense, but rather it was directed strictly at NWO.

I don't think most Europeans speak better English than me, but their English (their second lanuage) is almost always a damn sight better than my Spanish (my second language).

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