Skip to comments.A Good Day For The English Language
Posted on 09/02/2009 6:52:09 AM PDT by Patriot1259
Well, the day finally came for me to actually be a first-hand witness of why knowing and understanding English is so vitally important when one gets a driver's license.
My Florida license expires next month and I will be on tour so renewing it in Florida will be impossible. So I decided to finally get a Tennessee license although I still claim Florida as my legal domicile.
I gathered my official documents as required by the state of Tennessee for anyone getting a TN license for the first time. It was a busy day at the DMV (when isn't it a busy day) but after furnishing my official documents proving my citizenship, my valid FL license, my TN residency, a valid SS card and other documents, I was given a "deli-ticket" styled number to be called up.
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I remember renewing my license in L.A. in 2000 and all the other applicants were taking tests in Czech, Russian -— a plethora of languages. This should be illegal, Ditto the voter book that came to my mother’s hose with Spanish text — to be able to vot, you’re supposed to be English-speaking.
Gee, I wonder if Mr. Garcia could be charged with a “hate” crime? Failure to provide translating services and embarassing a non English speaking-American.