Should the French language be “thrown in the dustbin of history”?
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INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wed. 6/10/2010: …So asks a banner headline in this morning’s The Independent. With pretty weak arguments, Julie Burchill builds a case for dumping the French language in any official capacity. We also look at coverage of the verdict in the Jérôme Kerviel’s trial, a poll claiming mothers prefer their sons and footage of Bolivia’s Eva Morales kneeing an opponent in a football match!
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