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Multiculturalism Australia – Latham Asks Burke’s Locals: Is He Right About Speaking English?

August 12, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the Labor Party’s Tony Burke has an electorate where a fifth of voters are Muslim voters. And he panders: He warned the government’s [citizenship] changes — which would toughen the English language test and increase the permanent residency requirement from one to four years — would sow division […]

Eurocrats Resent The Spread Of The English Language

May 26, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ Never before has the world had a common language. English is not the first imperial lingua franca: Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Persian, Arabic, Spanish, French, Dutch and Russian were all spread by conquest and settlement. But none of them continued to expand beyond their old borders after the colonists had departed. English […]

Sunday Information – English Language Oddities

March 20, 2011 by

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The United States of America has a proud history. The fought a protracted War Of Independence to rid their Country of the British. I could offer a somewhat wry comment that the British have an everlasting revenge. They gave you the language you speak, and it is referred to always as English. That English language […]

Sunday Music Precursor – The Angles And The Scots

September 12, 2010 by

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No, they’re not a new band, or even an old one for that fact. They are, however, quite important when it comes to music. I’m a big fan of the Scottish TV police drama series and there have been a few of them. The longest running of them, Taggart, (which incidentally, is even longer running […]