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Corrections

A reader helpfully reminds me that Spanish is not the second-most spoken language in the world. Mandarin Chinese has 800 million native speakers. I meant to say that Spanish is the second most-spoken Western language.

Another reader says I misspelled “Quebecoix;” it’s actually “Quebecois.”

Thanks for keeping me honest!

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