Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 14:16:18 +0000 (UTC) From: "SimonJ" <Menopsam.net> Subject: Re: tarpaulin
> > There is no 'official language' in this group, but I do not think there > are > > many readers from Germany, as not many Germans can communicate in English > > (or any other foreign language) and there are not many SAABs in Germany. > > WTF? besides german i speak english and spanish fluently and i also > understand some french and portugese. > why do you think many germans dont know any 2nd language? almost everyone > here starts learning english in the 5th grade. > and its like that since almost 30 years, i met very few people here that > didnt know english at all. > the only country that probably doenst speak so much secondary languages > would probably be the USA, but even there alot > of people speak french and spanish. i dont like germany really much at all, > but you should be careful when shouting out such generalizations to a big > newsgroup. > > bye > > simon putz > > Agree with you there Simon! The English and Americans are the worst for bothering to learn languages, they always expect foreigners to speak to them in English, even when abroad.