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Discussions on learning Spanish, English and other language issues. Occasionally, we may stray from language learning topics if there is something that catches my interest.

Thursday, May 04, 2006

President Bush's Spanish - How good IS it?

I wasn't going to post again for a couple of days but this story is too good to pass up. There continues to be way more discussion on the Spanish Language version of the Star Spangled Banner than the topic warrants but we must talk about it if it still occupies a place in the country's consciousness. President Bush's spokepeople are strongly denying that the president speaks Spanish well enough to sing the anthem in spanish but I've heard him speak and clearly that's nonsense. He speaks perfectly fine. He just doesn't want to tick people off who feel strongly that it's a bad thing. Here's a link to a story on Reuters depicting the latest...


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