{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Do you ever think English is the universal language?", "post_id": "587099bbd3b17f00100d75ea", "reply_count": 5, "vote_count": 2, "bowl_id": "564a5cdb94887803001dd07c", "bowl_name": "Accounting", "feed_type": "crowd" }

Do you ever think English is the universal language?

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

No, English is not the universal language. Money is.

like

It isn't primarily because of American culture, although that has been an accelerant. British colonialism set the stage for it. While English is not a universal language, it is undeniably the lingua franca of the world and has been for a few hundred years.

like

It seems to be, but that is because American culture, movies and politics are so prevalent. That being said, it makes life easier to find people that speak english when traveling abroad

like

English is the universal languages. If someone from Finland wishes to order a fish entree at a restaurant in Dubai, she speaks to the Arab waiter in English. If someone from Mexico City goes to Budapest, he orders his beer in English. English is an auxiliary language that people use because it is unreasonable for everyone to learn every language to where they are going. You meet in the middle and speak English.

like

It is. It's easy to learn.

like

Additional Posts

Post new user

like

Ah now it did.

like

Make sure your hard work is protected. File or register with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or U.S. Copyright Office before it's too late. Complete our easy questionnaire and we'll help you quickly submit your application. Use your INNOVATOR code for 10% OFF.*

Post for likes

like

Where is a new build???

like

Ahh it is posting but into middle of feed as opposed to top.

like

How great would office emojis be in this app?

like

How does this sound?

like

Project is asking me to travel the week my wife is due to have a baby or else get an exemption from HR. Is this normal or is my firm just not supportive? KPMG if anyone is looking to join.

likefunnyhelpfuluplifting

Literally just bombed a final interview 🥲 feeling so terrible now; hopefully will recover before another interview 🙃

like

I ain’t your personal assistant and I cannot reserve a room for you Mr. SM!

likefunnyupliftingsmart

EY 🐠 What’s the salary range for M in business consulting, finance transformation in T2 city for external hire?EY

like

I honestly don’t even know what to say.

Post Photo
likefunnysmart

Grant Thornton fish. What’s the difference between an advisory SM and a Director? Can you be promoted directly from SM to partner?

like

I found PwC has the fewest days of vacation, is that true? I have 15 days a year.

like

My husband has an interview tomorrow with a conservative financial services firm and he's wearing a purple tie 🤔. Am I being incredibly petty or should he wear a more basic color?

like

I'm not a rich man, but is 250k a lot of money? Sure in some parts yes, but not in major cities. If u make that much on ur own, ur doing well. But it's not hard to make that with dual income. (Cont.)

like

If a person is a top performer and can bring a lot of value (and I’m talking about senior manager level). What’s the consequence if that person is faking taxi receipt and submit for reimbursement?

funnylike

Just heard about this Goldman Sachs survey. Why didn’t those overworked analysts just sleep more? Like it’s not that hard? Idk just feels like they’re complaining.

likefunnysmartuplifting

🐠 in relationships, does the number of (sexual) partners your SO had before you bother you at all?

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal