Firstly - I will apologise for my flagrant excessive overuse of CAPS..
OK - my number one pet peeve.
A foreigner - moves to an English speaking country - learns the language JUST enough to get a job - then promptly forgets most of what they learnt.
I call my cable company call centre - outsourced to India - to speak to "Jason" - real name Prajad - to register a fault - only to be told my suburb doesn't exist in his database.
LEARN...............THE........... FUCKING............ LANGUAGE!!!.
And here is why..........
IN NO OTHER COUNTRY in the world where a language OTHER than English is spoken eg. Spain, France, Italy, INDIA EVEN !!! - would they tolerate someone NOT learning the home language. But in USA, Australia, Britain, Canada et al - Et al meaning ENGLISH speaking countries - we tolerate it......... and THEN PROMOTE THESE PEOPLE !!!
I'm sorry - but if you come to my country - learn my damn language. Why? It's polite. They only ask you THREE fucking things when you immigrate to Australia.
Get a job.
Pay your taxes.
Learn the language.
That's it. And WHY do they ask you to learn English??
BECAUSE YOU FUCKING***CHOSE*** TO COME THIS ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRY WHICH WAS ONCE AN ENGLISH FUCKING COLONY YOU RETARD!!!
I had to call one of our biggest vendors today at work - and the woman was Russian. Her English was so bad that I had to ask her to EMAIL me her response because I could not understand it.
And yeah - I said retard!! - and NO - I'm not racist. But it annoys the crap out of me that people go to live in a country and then promptly flip their middle finger.
*I* couldn't even get a LOOK in at immigrating to America AND I HAVE AN AMERICAN GRANDFATHER FOR FUCK SAKE!!
I'd be productive - hell I even speak the language. But no. I'm not good enough.
And yet - Little Ms Kamarasov in accounts - gets in, gets a job and cant speak the language well enough to tell me AN INVOICE WAS PAID!!!
And some people wonder why there are those out there who don't want immigration.
OH - and Prajad at Telstra in Mumbai - my suburb does fucking exist and has so for over 80 years.
I need a cup of tea - a Bex - and a good lie down.
Oy frickin vey.
Shalom my english speaking arse....