- Sep 29, 2010
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Many complain about it I mean many white americans, but Im sure the reason behind that is not the language itself but the demographic racial composition of the ones who speak it. They actually dont mind german, dutch or polish either because they are white. They perceive spanish as non-white language like chinese or hindi. Thats why they consider it a threat. But spanish is a european language like german or italian. They dont get that, because in NYC a spanish is a puerto rican, and spanish in california are mexicans. Thats the reason they perceive spanish as threat. Actually there are plenty of americans who speak german or swedish. I know a blonde all american college girl who speaks fluent german and she has german ancestry and swedish ancestry, no one perceives her as less american. But if you speak spanish which is a european language as well you are somehow less american.