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To: GUSTAVE JAEGER who wrote (1699)8/28/2002 10:11:15 AM
From: lorne  Read Replies (1) | Respond to of 3959
 
French surrender to new language.
Talking back in France.
Immigrants assert their own identity with `reverse speech'

" Within a couple of decades, Verlan has spread from the peripheral housing projects of France's poorest immigrants, heavily populated with Africans and North African Arabs, and gained widespread popularity among young people across France. "
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To: GUSTAVE JAEGER who wrote (1699)8/28/2002 1:48:18 PM
From: blind alley racer  Read Replies (3) | Respond to of 3959
 
The American farmer, most likely corporate, is efficient and providing foodstuffs, but it seems to be slowly killing its people causing obesity and diabetes at alarming rates.

Are Europe's farmers primarily corporate entities?

"And the US doesn't fuss over genetically-engineered foodstuffs"

The US doesn't fuss over much as long as the profits continue to roll in. The FDA is supposed to be a watchdog, but seems to be a corporate shill for the agribusiness.