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For example, most city dwellers today do not have or need the skills required for survival in a wilderness. Chileans commonly use the formal "you" ( usted ) to address persons, independently of the interlocutor's social status. While light travels at the rate of 1,86,000 miles per second, thoughts virtually travel in no time. Italy was intruduced to oil painting and painting on canvas in the late fifteenth century. Zambia’s diverse cultures bring with them a wide variety of traditional skills.

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