Washington Post, Jan. 11, 2010 page A15: Such edition bulges with information.
"How do we compare with other nations? Some are favorable and others are not.
Mostly, we learn how we are living and changing. By 2050, the US population is projected at 440 million, up from 304 million in 2008. Almost one quarter of students are immigrants or have immigrant parents.'
Professor John K. Galbraith:"There are those who don't know and those who don't know they don't know." I would say: "Any prediction is subject to change. That is not untrue."
Moreover,"That means a lot of bi-lingual folks as human resource in the USA. Foreign languages are needed as most Americans are tongue-tied in other languages."
Page A9: "China surpasses Germany as world's top exporter: Economy expected to soon become world's second biggest" By steven Mufson
Page B1: Photo: A man gets a laugh out of fellow Metro train riders: Definitely not dressed for the weather for the annual "No Pants Metro Ride" designed to make folks smile. Not a warm day!
For more photos and a video, visit washingtonpost.com/local apropos of stares and smirks for fun. NO HOAX!
Francis Shieh aka Xie Shihao blogging with annotations for reader's smiles in the light vein but never snide remarks.
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 8.12 a.m.