Mar 28, 2008

Forked Tongue

I'm all for those of a foreign culture learning and speaking English when living in this country. But when walking down the street and talking to their friends - who obviously can speak/understand that language - when does it become your business what language they speak?
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“We certainly need diversity,” said Johanna Bees, a Republican committeewoman who spoke outside the city library. “But the school board had to consider qualifications first.” Ms. Bees paused and then added: “One of my gripes is that all these people should learn English. When they’re walking on the street and they’re jabbering in Spanish, it really annoys me.”
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