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CHAT: was, "What if"

From:Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Thursday, November 18, 1999, 19:29
Bryan Maloney wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, abrigon wrote: > > > reasons. The US almost did have German as the official lingo by like 1 > > or 2 votes of Congress or percents. I forget the whole story. To keep > > Citation? > > All that I've investigated say that this is utterly false.
For the entire US. From what I've heard, it was true (a) on the committee level for the entire US (and thus never really came close to being passed as a bill), or (b) on the state level, in Pennsylvania, where to this day there are a number (though not a lot) of German speaking communities. ====================================== Tom Wier <artabanos@...> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: Deuterotom Website: <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." Non cuicumque datum est habere nasum. It is not given to just anyone to have a nose. -- Martial ======================================