"No. Perhaps three fourths of the survivors will have good English, looking at these numbers." She pulls out the map. "Other survivors from France, the low countries, the Nordic states, I'm not sure if these groups will be Austrian or Germanic, these are probably Russians - Oh, I just realized." She points to Texas. "They must be burning petroleum. Clever. Anyway, of the natives who outlasted the cold alone, and any survivors from places other than the United Kingdom or America, few or none will know English. I have a little French and Russian, and we can probably scrounge up someone with any given European language. If only one person can talk to a group that makes things harder. Hmm... For natives we can't talk to, we can't explain Milliways. So I'm inclined to just give them some useful things that are easy to use - invulnerable tools, heated items - and let them make of it what they will."