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in response to reader comment: I can't tell a German from an Italian. Also, it's the media who seem "wretched and bizarre"

Submitted by Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullah (Australia), Sep 7, 2015 at 23:31

YOu can't tell between Germans and Italians? I can. Except maybe far north Italians - who are pretty much Germanic in origin anyway.

"the second generation on we have largely lost European speech patterns, I honestly can't tell one ancestral nationality from another.>"

Don't mexican Americans speak English a certain way? 'Afro-Americans' certainly do. Easy to see that - but maybe they lose the distinction as their level of income increases , as they learn to play the game. Having an accent won't necessarilly be a plus will it - having a Texas accent is useful in Texas but maybe not in NY. Is it like that? Here there's very little regional differences though the accent may be broader inland. At least we don't strangle English like the kiwis!

"Chris Coons and Bob Casey" - a very un-PC name but I'm allowed to say it because as a complete outsider I'm culturally naieve.

"Our drought, here in western Oregon, has been going on for many months now;"

Your 'drought' is like a good summer here. Parts of Qld are looking at averages of 6" or less over the last ten years. It's been a lot better over the last 3 years but seriously , there was a period where we had clear blue, sunny skies for a couple of years on end even on the coast in Sydney - it was getting so boring. I actually prefer cloudy days. (racial memory?) Thscomng summer - 3 months away - is predicted to be a bad El Nino - so you guys can possibly look forwardd to floods while we get another 'normal' - drought inland.

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The world's leaders are all acting against their own interests. Has God made them made, in order to destroy them? [791 words]Michael SJul 15, 2015 16:19224228
Pluses and minuses [114 words]AnonJul 19, 2015 01:55224228
clarifies some of the reasons.... [9 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahJul 21, 2015 00:37224228
Obama has an agenda, but it isn't Muslim [1303 words]Michael SAug 1, 2015 19:18224228
A major region for Middle East rivalries, and for Israel's paramount importance to the people of the world [578 words]Michael SAug 4, 2015 02:29224228
cultural divides. [536 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahAug 7, 2015 06:21224228
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comments on comments [736 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahAug 22, 2015 08:40224228
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hope not [44 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahAug 30, 2015 03:07224228
p.s. [28 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahAug 30, 2015 06:59224228
I can't tell a German from an Italian. Also, it's the media who seem "wretched and bizarre" [439 words]Michael SSep 1, 2015 16:13224228
accents query [274 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahSep 7, 2015 23:31224228
American eye reporting. [305 words]Michael SSep 12, 2015 03:42224228
keine Garantien [71 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahSep 15, 2015 03:46224228
US-Australian ties [398 words]Michael SSep 18, 2015 04:31224228
The Iran treaty may have done Israel's work for them [396 words]MIchael SNov 13, 2015 08:22224228

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