May 10th, 2004


Proof of nerdiness.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

Por gravaj laborkampoj sen komisiito estas menciita la koncerna estrarano.

Jarlibro 2003, Universala Esperanto-Asocio

Slovak diplomat considers Esperanto

From the Slovak Spectator:

Working as a diplomat, Reinvart has many examples of Slovaks and others losing out due to language. "And due to financial pressure there is even greater pressure, from May 1, on facilities for translation and interpretation into Slovak." With growing numbers of meetings in Brussels, where Slovak officials bargain and defend Slovak interests, the lack of translation and interpretation can be a severe handicap. Reinvart thus wants Slovakia to have an official language policy and, in the long term, even consider a neutral language for the EU, like Esperanto.

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