In a message dated 12/1/2003 2:07:05 PM Eastern Standard Time,
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AT> The vast majority of people in the world does not speak English.
Wow! sometimes the TRUTH hits this list! -)
OTOH, English is, I believe, the second most commonly spoken (after Mandarin)
and has in recent years become the principle language of diplomacy and
international trade, having supplanted French in those areas.