Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Buckeye State Blog

I am certain that many of you have no idea what this post means,
unless you are reading the English translation. This is one of many
articles being published around the state by bloggers who are opposed
to the "English Only" legislation being considered by the general

We believe that this bill is unfair to immigrants who have recently
moved to this Country, or who choose to continue using their native
language. I think America is the great nation that it is mainly
because of the the cultural differences we have. We are called the
"Melting Pot" because most of us are immigrants here, and our
ancestors each brought with them the best parts of our native

If you need an example of this, look no farther than the English
language itself. It is filled with words that have been adapted from
other languages.

And it is also worth pointing out that if we were all forced to speak
the language of those who were here first, we would all be speaking
one of the Native American tribal languages.

Original post is here.

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