Re: Yet another reason to hate Yahoo

From: James H. Hood (
Date: 12/24/04

Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2004 12:58:30 -0600

Neal <> wrote in message
> On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 18:43:02 GMT, Leythos <void@nowhere.lan> wrote:
> > They don't have to give it up and I would never suggest it, but when you
> > are in a country you need to learn the language and use it when
> > conversing with the people in that country. Care to diverge from the
> > idea that people should speak dominate language in the country they are
> > in?
> Well, I'll just say that you better brush up on your Spanish, my man,
> because unless you can stop the wind that may be the outcome.

Not going to happen. A century-and-a-half of experience in the Southwest
has solidly proven that in the overwhelming number of cases, the
grandchildren of the immigrants are monolingual English speakers.