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Why do so many Asian countries speak English or French?

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  1. India was a colony and ruled by Great Britain. Indochina was ruled by France.

  2. French speaking:
    Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia—(former French Indochina)
    Pondicherry (Union Territory of India) was also a French colony

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    posted by Frenchy
  3. The British, who conquered most widely, spoke English, which is why it is the universal language.
    French is a language that has been around for a while. It spread by the colonization in the 1800s

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    posted by Kallie
  4. why greater responsibility is placed on the husband in marriage

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