If ‘bilingualism poses “long-term dangers to the fabric of our nation”‘ (via Unze Toal), then less national fabric might be just what the USA needs. Never did like all those flags.
(I was talking to this gentleman the other day about this kind of stuff. His mum speaks one language, his dad another, they communicate in a third, and, including Spanish, Catalan and some Arabic, he now speaks a total of eight languages. It’s not hard to figure that 10-15 years down the line he’d be a natural conservative voter–if conservatives weren’t prone to saying such stupid things.)
- evict a language from el pueblo español
We don’t like to say so in public, but we all know that most of the world’s remaining x thousand languages
- Languages and clouds
(Sad hippy post.) Everyone gets prizes here, and they’ve given sociolinguist Irene Lozano one for lamenting in Lenguas en guerra (Languages
- Spanish, most popular elective extra-curricular language in English higher education
Now ahead of French, while German is being overtaken by Chinese.
- Wikipedia: Arabic vs Klingon
“the number of interested people in having an Open Content Arabic Encyclopedia doesn’t reflect the number of Arabic people over the
- Catalan speakers the 15th most productive Wikipedists
Congratulations on Catalan users for hitting 50,000 articles on Wikipedia. Although quantity isn’t everything–articles in English are almost invariably far better