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Stephen Rice wrote:
> This reminds me of the proposal on Monty Python where the Upper-Class
> Twit pompously advocated "taxing foreigners living abroad." It still
> seems a good idea to me, at least once we get the foreigners
> (obviously, people outside the US) to admit they are such. A slippery
> lot, these foreigners!
> 
Monty Python is British, therefore foreigners are non-British. :-)

> The standard argument against using an auxlang is that "artificial"
> languages lack the precision and nuance of "real" languages. There's
> no chance of  dispelling such prejudice short of the Auxlang Epiphany.
> That's why I advocate that as the priority: as long as they can
> pretend that even Eo is a "fake" language, they can avoid the logical
> solution.
>