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Re: volunteer

On Mon, May 22, 2000 at 10:20:01PM +0200, peter karlsson wrote:
> One should not mix nationality with language, that's a stupid thing to do.


> For example: Should a flag for the Republic of Finland represent the Finnish
> or Swedish language, both being official languages there? Should the flag of
> the Kingdom of Sweden represent the Swedish language, or any of the official
> minority languages, such as Finnish

Please note that the status of Finnish in Sweden is much much worse than
the status of Swedish in Finland.  (There, had to say that, this is a
National Grudge (tm) for Finns :-)

> Mienkylä (sp?)

Do you mean "Meän kieli" (which sounds to a Finn as a funny way of saying
"our language")?

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