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Re: "Dutch English"; language death on Phalera [was Re: Active and Passive please help]

From:Irina Rempt <irina@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 19, 2001, 10:26
On Tuesday 18 December 2001 14:26, Thomas R. Wier wrote:

> Which brings up an interesting question: how many people from the > Netherlands speak English in their daily life? IIRC, something > like 80% of people there can speak *some*, at least.
In their daily life? Not very many, mostly people who work in an international environment. I only write a lot of English: almost everything I write, in fact. Irina -- --------------------------------------------------------------------- By my troth, we that have good wits have much to answer for. We shall be flouting; we cannot hold. - William Shakespeare, _As You Like It_