Only American English in America? No way, Jose!

Jan 4, 2011 by

Over the holiday break, I received an email from an anonymous correspondent, possibly a Belgian of Flemish descent, in response to my posting about the linguistic situation in Belgium and language laws more generally. I did not...

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Language laws: necessary or ridiculous?

Jul 19, 2010 by

Belgium is without a government — again. Not that the international community is bound to notice as Belgium plays a modest role in international affairs, beyond being the seat of European government. But still. And what brought...

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