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Re: CHAT: The EU expands

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Sunday, May 2, 2004, 17:14
> Danny Wier wrote: >> (I live in the USA; we're still trying to get used to TWO languages >> here.) > > Surely you mean three: the NAFTA regulations require that any product > that is to be exported from one country to another be marked in that > other country's language. This has resulted in many manufacturers > printing names of products and various instructions in all of English, > French and Spanish (with the latter two usually smaller, given the > much larger number of English speakers in North America). >
In my experience all three are of equal size, given Canadian law specifies that both the French and the English labelling be of equal size and prominence. Given that, I can't see them making *just* Spanish smaller...