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Old 1st Feb 2009, 13:43
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Join Date: May 2007
Location: Europe
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Some years ago I was lectured in a train for 2 hours by a well-oiled Parisian, who spoke with a dreadful accent and grammar, about how the English were too lazy and too stupid to learn any other languages. Quite an argument developed.

Just before he got off the train, I asked him if he spoke any English, or indeed any language other than French.

"Non," he said, and left, convinced of the soundness of his reasoning.

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