Fun_People Archive
4 Feb
Tales from Olympia

Date: Sat,  4 Feb 95 16:25:20 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: Tales from Olympia

[From our state's capitol comes this choice tidbit of news.  What particularly
pleases me about this story is that it exposes a kind of short-sighted
provincialism that, in its subtler forms, we all too often fail to recognize...

Forwarded-by: Sheila Brown <>
From: Mary Marcy <>

During a multiculturalism debate this week in the Washington State House,
discussion got heated on the subject of English as our "national language."
One of the new freshmen members got so inspired that he opined "All I have
to say is, if English was good enough for Jesus, it's good enough for me."

Unfortunately, I am not making this up. At least our political folklore will
be the richer for the new majority.

[=] © 1995 Peter Langston []