[Mageia-discuss] IRC community channels - need a ruling from the board

Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Tue Oct 5 17:37:29 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 05 October 2010, my mailbox was graced by a missive
 from Gustavo Giampaoli <giampaoli.gustavo at gmail.com> who wrote:

> Yes, people from Paraguay in some cases, speak Guarani too. And mix
> both languages. But they can speak Spanish only. I know it because I
> know people from Paraguay, born in Paraguay, that came here for work.
> And guess what? We both speak Spanish!!!!! Wow!!!! And we can
> understand each other!!!!!!
With the distinction that, when they speak the Spanish you understand, they 
are not speaking their mother-tongue, but a similar foreign language, which 
they had to learn at school; like the Scots who speaks English instead of 
Broad Scots, so he can be understood by the Sasenachs.
             The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents
                     and the second half by our children.
                                               -- Clarence Darrow
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