Today, the cows mooved Daniel Frey to write: > "With anywhere from 350 to 400 million speakers, many lists have Spanish > surpassing English, and by most standards, that is right. The official > language in just over 20 nations including Andorra, Belize, Colombia, > Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, U.S., and Venezuela, Spanish > weighs in at numero cuatro." > > Wait, what? Spanish is the official language of the U.S.? The US rather pointedly doesn't have official languages, but Spanish is the second-most widely spoken language in the US, and in certain states where it is particularly prevalent (Texas, Arizona, California especially, Chicago and New York City, too, I think), government documents and forms are required to be made available in Spanish. -- Jonathon Isaac Swiderski jswiders at cs.oberlin.edu cs.oberlin.edu/~jswiders \\ members.evolt.org/jswiders There's no place like $HOME.