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Unread 20-09-2006, 12:05   #8
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Originally Posted by IHIR
sorry now I have huge respect for our native tongue and am firmly in the camp that either they change the curriculum away from the 19th century or better yet stop making it compulsory

Making sure multi lingual machines are all over the airports is fine but I think there is a thousand things that could be done before all the tourists have the joy of seeing Gaeilge on a ticket machine.
I assume he was refering to machines that can speak French, German, Spanish etc.

But once you've gone multi-lingual you definitely should include Irish.

Anyone who's used a phone box in Central London will have spotted that they can be operated in Welsh.
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