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Does it bother you if...

someone looks German and is speaking German here in America???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:04 AM on Apr. 8, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (28)
  • Well, only if they're here illegally.
    mustbeGRACE

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 9:07 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • It must be spring break.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:07 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • Nutcase
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:12 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • Not really... it bothers me when I got a restaurant or store and no employees speak clear English. I don't have a problem with English not being their first language, having an accent, or even speaking with family/friends in their native tongue, but it kills me when I can't understand them!
    Crystal1124

    Answer by Crystal1124 at 9:12 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • Seems people aren't as fired up about the german speakers as they are the spanish ones. Interesting.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • grace, since you don't have a concept of what is illegal and what isn't, I would refrain from answering these questions.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • No.
    MandyOs

    Answer by MandyOs at 9:13 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • How do you know if someone "looks German"? If they have a job where communicating with me is important, then they need to be able to speak English, since that is the majority language in this country. If someone is speaking to their family and/or friends I could care less if they are talking in Spanish, German, Farsi, Tagalog or Mandarin Chinese.
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 9:18 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • pagan mama- just trying to make a point. Lots of frustration in posts asking about the spanish language- and a little less with the german. I speak both fluently- so I love hearing either.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:19 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • Grace, not all people who speak only another language are here illegally, and there are plenty of illegal aliens who speak perfect English. You can't look at a person or listen to them and tell if they have a green card or not.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:20 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

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