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Saturday, September 24

Half of Europe's Citizens Know 2 Languages

THEN, OF COURSE, SOME PROMINENT AMERICANS HAVE TROUBLE WITH ENGLISH: "I can't wait to join you in the joy of welcoming neighbors back into neighborhoods, and small businesses up and running, and cutting those ribbons that somebody is creating new jobs." — George W. Bush, Poplarville, Miss., Sept. 5, 2005

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- "Half of European citizens speak a second language, according to a European Union survey released Friday.

"The poll, conducted in June across Europe, found that tiny Luxembourg had the highest percentage of bilingual citizens, with 99 percent of those questioned saying they could master a conversation in a second language.

Read the article here: Assoc. Press.

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