September 13, 2006
Mother Tongue SlayerHere's one to burst the bubble of Dubya and all wingnuts freaked out over Nuestro Himno and the foreign invasion that will soon get us singing The Star Spangled Banner in Spanish:
A report in the Population and Development Review found that far from threatening the dominance of English, most Latin American immigrants to the United States lose their ability to speak Spanish over the course of a few generations.Did all you language freakazoids get that? Not only do immigrants start speaking English fluently in a couple of generations, but they get assimilated so completely it kills their mother tongue. You happy now?
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