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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Um, literally the entire country works in English I don't know what the hell these people think they've just done.
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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    "Si quieres hablar con alguien en español, oprima el dos"

    Every.....stinking......phone call......to a business.
    So now you want to ban private industry from trying to reach a larger customer base because that two-second sentence at the start of the call is just too much to bear? You're about to spend ten minutes trying to convince the computer to let you speak to a person anyway, () suck it up.

    P.S. Those businesses still work in English. You're not losing anything.
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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    "Si quieres hablar con alguien en español, oprima el dos"

    Every.....stinking......phone call......to a business.
    The law won't change that. As long as there is a need, there will be things in another language.

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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    I see no problem with this town making English the law. They have the right to do so.

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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    I see no problem with this town making English the law. They have the right to do so.
    Wouldn't argue they don't have the right, but would and do laugh at their silliness in doing so.

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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    I look forward to Americans learning English. Great oaks from little acorns grow.....
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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by erod View Post
    "si quieres hablar con alguien en español, oprima el dos"

    every.....stinking......phone call......to a business.
    omg say it isn't so!!!!
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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    Wouldn't argue they don't have the right, but would and do laugh at their silliness in doing so.
    Why is it silly? Why have to print things in 2 languages? If anything it's a good thing because it forces people to learn proper English. Having an official language is a good thing.

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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Why is it silly? Why have to print things in 2 languages? If anything it's a good thing because it forces people to learn proper English. Having an official language is a good thing.
    You have a job to do, you do what is needed to to do that job. And they will continue to do so. The law, as it was in Iowa, is merely show. Nothing will actually change.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    Re: Small New York Town Makes English the Law

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    They have the right to do so.
    They also have the right to make a pink-poka-dot day celebration.

    Noone is arguing they don't have the right, but we also have the right to laugh at their absurdness too.

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