Why is it that we have to speak English

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An officer in the U.S. Naval reserve was attending a conference that
included admirals from both the U.S. Navy and the French Navy.
At a cocktail reception, he found himself in a small group that
included personnel from both navies.
The French admiral started complaining that whereas Europeans learned
many
languages, Americans learned only English.
He then asked: "Why is it that we have to speak English in these
Conferences rather than you speak French?"
Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied: "Maybe it's because we
arranged it so you did not have to speak German."
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Gotta love it.
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Did you ever notice how you can get cussed out in French and it sounds sexy, but you can be told, "I love you!" in German or Russian and it sounds like you've been cussed?
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I took Spanish in high school, so you could call me any name in the book in french, german, or what ever and I would just look at you like I never heard you.
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