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Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx‏



Augusto Haro <augustoharo@gmail.com> wrote:

> I would say French is not the universal language and English is just
> because the British empire was able to defeat and expand more than the
> French between the XVIII-XIX centuries.



The universality of English was also helped immeasurably by the fact
that one of Britain's conquests in the New World went on to become a
superpower in the XX-XXI centuries.



(No, it's not Jamaica.)






Cheers

Tim