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  • Added on: January 2nd, 2010
It does have something to do with official languages, but contrary to popular belief, Latin is not the official language of the Vatican.

Oops! I just found out that my question is a bit wrong -- something changed in one of these places on July 1st, 2009.
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  • Added on: January 2nd, 2010
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Which is the odd one out and why?

A. The USA
B. Sweden
C. Vatican City
D. Greece
E. Mexico

HINT: It's official. (Well, up until 30 June 2009)
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  • Added on: January 3rd, 2010
Does that mean that two of the countries have it or none of the countries?
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  • Added on: January 3rd, 2010
Two.
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USA & Greece because English is an official language of both.
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  • Added on: January 4th, 2010
When did English become the official language of the USA?
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CIA lists it as an oficial language- (I know , it is the CIA, not the most reliable source of Info)

Is this the language or means of communication?
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a601mom wrote:Is this the language or means of communication?

It's the means of communication, _e _u_e.
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I'm lost-is this a device?
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  • Added on: January 9th, 2010
Not a device, a language issue.
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  • Added on: January 12th, 2010
Another stab in the dark- does this have anything to do with bilingual education?
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  • Added on: January 13th, 2010
No, it's more fundamental to the whole society, not just education.
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a601mom wrote:How about USA in that it has no official language?


Here's a hint. When you asked the above question, you were closest to getting the answer.
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How about Sweden and Greece are the only two countries with official languages(Sweden in July 2009)
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  • Added on: January 14th, 2010
Ding, ding, ding! You got it!
Well done given all the confusing information I gave!
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