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  1. Real World

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    What country are we in again? :bricks:


    In Miami, Spanish is becoming the primary language

    May 29, 4:38 AM (ET)

    By GISELA SALOMON

    MIAMI (AP) - Melissa Green's mother spoke Spanish, but she never learned - her father forbid it. Today, that's a frequent problem in this city where the English-speaking population is outnumbered.

    The 49-year-old flower shop owner and Miami native said her inability to speak "espanol" makes it difficult to conduct business, seek help at stores and even ask directions. She finds it "frustrating."

    "It makes it hard for some people to find a job because they don't speak Spanish, and I don't think that it is right," said Green, who sometimes calls a Spanish-speaking friend to translate for customers who don't speak English.

    "Sometimes I think they should learn it," she said.

    http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080529/D90V6OEO0.html
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    Cool. But, who cares?

    I can speak Spanish and understand what they're saying...

    And guess what? This may come as a shock, but they're not talking bad about us behind our back!!!! A relief, I know.

    There's really nothing to get untucked about, and it's not coming to a neighborhood near you.
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    What if we can also speak Italian?.....is that also unamerican?

    Parola!
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    It's not? I guess you've never been to Chelsea! :rolleyes:
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    Che parli un altro lingua non e il problemo. Il problemo e', che questo nazione si chiama A-M-E-R-I-C-A, e no Guatamala. Hai capito? ;)
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    Dovremmo parlare nativo americano, giusto?
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    Siete tutti pazzi, credo.


    Il tutto suona come gibberish comunque.
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    It's not coming to a neighborhood near you? LMAO! Maybe if you live in Boston aka the white Irish capital or the world. I live in Florida though and it has already come to a neighborhood near me. Ask people in Pittsburgh how much their city has changed compared to 20 years ago. Spanish will be a primary language in this country in the next couple of decades. Fortunately for you, you can speak Spanish. Those of us who can't will lose the country we remember growing up in. If I moved to Spain or Mexico I would learn to speak Spanish because it is NOT my country. I would want to be able to communicate with them. They come here and expect us to learn Spanish. Sorry, but it's the other way around.
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    Woohoo!

    "So your half.......and half Italian." :D

    Can anyone name that movie?
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    Quit being a racist will ya! (sarcasm)
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    WHITE POWER!!!
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    That's redundant..:cool:
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    English speaking people will leave because they will have no one to communicate with then the loony do-gooder will call it racism, Miami will become Cuba then the Cubans will have to sneak into Alabama.
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    The North Amerikan Union.

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    I don't care how many speak Spanish - I care how many can speak English because it's not easy to live up to your potential when you can't speak the common language. Another example of Liberals hugging minorities while keeping them down.

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