One day, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free, might have to speak English?

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2007/06/10 20:01 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2007/06/10/3213551.aspx


Not yet happening, and not yet final. But depressing, nevertheless.

ref: Benjamin Zimmer's Language Log post English declared "national language" (again)

Thankfully both Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray said nay. At least the state of Washington understands the point of the melting pot....

 

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2007/07/12 Why can't everyone just speak German?

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