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Re: Dividers and all.

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Thursday, December 9, 1999, 2:20 writes:
>It's used by a LOT of non-native English-speakers amongst themselves, >frequently as a sort of lingua franca. It's not uncommon to hear about, >say, a Japanese company and an Egyptian company doing business in >English.
In the Philippines English is still very much used within government and within education. Granted, it's slowly being phased out, but many Filipinos who come to the US or Canada, etc. know how to speak it fairly fluently.