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Re: a dumb query? pls humor me



On Tue, 6 Mar 2007 22:20:21 -0500
"Roberto C. Sanchez" <roberto@connexer.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 04:31:45PM -1000, Al Eridani wrote:

[...]

> > Oh this is just too funny! The US protecting the rest of the world?
> > When? Where? Hawaii? Cuba? The Philippines? Guatemala?
> > 
> You mean like Korea, Japan (post-WWII), *ALL* of Europe?  As has
> already been pointed out, if not for the US, everybody in western
> Europe would be speaking only German today.

[...]

No, you've got it wrong. It's thanks to the old Soviet Union that we in
Western Europe are not speaking only German. It's thanks to the US that
we're not speaking only Russian.

:-) 

-- 

Liam



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