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Stop using so much English

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The French should be happy they aren't all speaking "Hun" (German).
Most of the French people were not alive during WWII. You live in the past, I'm afraid.
 

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I do not have a circumflex on my keyboard and I need to go into a character map to find one.
Yah. Or - when I'm in a hurry - you can just type in the word or phrase on your browser; & copy, cut & paste the phrase you're looking for.
 

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I do not have a circumflex on my keyboard and I need to go into a character map to find one.
I feel your pain. I often write in French and find myself doing "alt" and a series of numbers with my right hand on the numbers to get the right accents. At least when I tried studying Czech on Duolingo they provided the diacritical marks for me to insert. I cannot imagine having to do all of those by hand!
 

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I feel your pain. I often write in French and find myself doing "alt" and a series of numbers with my right hand on the numbers to get the right accents. At least when I tried studying Czech on Duolingo they provided the diacritical marks for me to insert. I cannot imagine having to do all of those by hand!
If you have a spellchecker on your PC, see if you can set French as your language for that document (or folder). Then when you run spellcheck, it should scan for French.
 

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Isn't English a language? So wouldn't it be included in all the languages gotten rid of?

I think your major premise has a problem.
southwest88:

Behold a world given over to mime! That's his real agenda perhaps.

Cheers and be well.
Evilroddy.
 

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Most of the French people were not alive during WWII. You live in the past, I'm afraid.
History tends to repeat itself, so maybe the French should start practicing up on their German language skills. And you all in Spain on your Arabic skills....;)
 

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History tends to repeat itself, so maybe the French should start practicing up on their German language skills. And you all in Spain on your Arabic skills....;)
Arabic is not an EU language.
 

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Arabic is not an EU language.
I was once (parts) and looks like it may be again (future).

So best you start practicing...LOL.
 

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I was once (parts) and looks like it may be again (future).

So best you start practicing...LOL.
No Arab country has applied for membership of the European Union.
 

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No Arab country has applied for membership of the European Union.
You missed my point. The topic was about people in France upset by too much English language. I said they should all be happy they aren't speaking German as that was TWICE a real possibility. I then said you folks in Spain should be happy you aren't still speaking Arabic as was once the case for large part of Spain... and who knows, may happen again.

The EU is bag of horse poop anyway. Why would any country want to be in that unless they are already a C level nation in the first place?
 

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I think English need to throw out all that French influence those pesky Norman brought. Only then will it be a true Brexit.
 

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You missed my point. The topic was about people in France upset by too much English language. I said they should all be happy they aren't speaking German as that was TWICE a real possibility. I then said you folks in Spain should be happy you aren't still speaking Arabic as was once the case for large part of Spain...
The Moorish influence on Spain was very important in its development. Here is one opinion of how useful the addition of Arabic was to the culture of the people who lived in Spain.

 

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I think English need to throw out all that French influence those pesky Norman brought. Only then will it be a true Brexit.
You clearly don’t understand that there is a difference between being open to foreign influence and being in a political club that is on the road to ruin lol.
 

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I’d also point out that the U.K. is probably the most culturally diverse country in Europe...Moslems,Hindus, Chinese ,Caribbean’s, Africans have lived peacefully here for many generations now.
 

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You missed my point. The topic was about people in France upset by too much English language. I said they should all be happy they aren't speaking German as that was TWICE a real possibility. I then said you folks in Spain should be happy you aren't still speaking Arabic as was once the case for large part of Spain... and who knows, may happen again.

The EU is bag of horse poop anyway. Why would any country want to be in that unless they are already a C level nation in the first place?
There is no possibility of a resurrection of El Andaluz where I live. Your criticism of the European Union is adolescent. You write like the U.S. president. Sorry for the insult.
 

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There is no possibility of a resurrection of El Andaluz where I live. Your criticism of the European Union is adolescent. You write like the U.S. president. Sorry for the insult.
No offense taken. You are from Spain, not from England, Japan, or Canada . Nothing you say could offend us. Americans don't dwell too much thinking about Spain.
 

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I think English need to throw out all that French influence those pesky Norman brought. Only then will it be a true Brexit.
The Normans were Vikings. The real lasting influence brought to England came from Saxony.
 

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Most of the French people were not alive during WWII. You live in the past, I'm afraid.
The past tends to repeat itself.
 

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