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    Talking A bilingual society is wasteful


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    Re: A bilingual society is wasteful

    It seems to be based on an assumption that the world will learn Chinese, which is highly unlikely.

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    Re: A bilingual society is wasteful

    How can one talk to someone who doesn't speak the same langauge?

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    Re: A bilingual society is wasteful

    Wave your hands around, point and shout.

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    Re: A bilingual society is wasteful

    Interesting that it was written in the English language.

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    Re: A bilingual society is wasteful

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Wave your hands around, point and shout.
    That techique is still widely used.

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    Re: A bilingual society is wasteful

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    Interesting that it was written in the English language.
    Interesting point.

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