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The Department of Health and Human Services also launched a 24-hour call center for Americans who have questions about how the Affordable Care Act may affect them. It will be equipped to provide assistance in 150 languages through an interpretation and translation services, according to the agency.

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Gosh, if only flexible, demand based translation and interpretation services existed. Those would let both the government and private businesses make a dizzying range of language services available for minimal cost.

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tranpsosition wrote:
Gosh, if only flexible, demand based translation and interpretation services existed. Those would let both the government and private businesses make a dizzying range of language services available for minimal cost.
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English is by law the official business language of the USA. Why should we need 149 others? Learn to speak the language or hire your own interpreter.

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rowdy01 wrote:
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English is by law the official business language of the USA. Why should we need 149 others? Learn to speak the language or hire your own interpreter.
English is not the official language by the federal government, though the Constitution is written in English. Neither is it the official language in Ohio. It is the official language in some states, Indiana is one of them.
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I can speak to the Arabs, Czechs, Slovakians, Ukrainians, Russias, Iranians. But those beaners speak English, just shoot one in the knees or pour.gas on them and see for yourself.

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English is not the official language by the federal government, though the Constitution is written in English. Neither is it the official language in Ohio. It is the official language in some states, Indiana is one of them.
http://www.ask.com/question/what-is-the-offic...

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You might be interested in this, both for reference to the modern legal standing of an official language and for historical context.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English-only_mov...

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You might be interested in this, both for reference to the modern legal standing of an official language and for historical context.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English-only_mov...
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Very interesting. Thank you!

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