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07/13/2010 10:53 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Is The English Language In Danger?

Now the originators of our mother tongue have circled the wagons (perhaps that should be "carriages'') to fight for English, against the stealth approach of Americanisms, text speak, regional dialect, slang and sloth. One group, the Queen's English Society, has even suggested emulating those stuffed-chemise defenders of the French language, the Académie Française, and establishing an Academy of English.

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