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French to Stop Fight Against Foreign Words

Fleur Pellerin, France’s minister of culture, reversed four centuries of French linguistic policy by declaring that France’s resistance to the incursion of English words was harming — rather than preserving — the language. “French...

Sacramento Rally Against Common Core

Protesters in Sacramento, CA held a rally yesterday against the introduction of Common Core standards. Many California schools have already implemented changes and students are preparing to take tests based on the new curriculum,...

Quebec Court Rules Against French Signs

The Quebec Superior Court has deemed the province’s main French-language group too harsh, after trying to enforce major retail chains to change their trademark names and outdoor signage into appropriate French-language translations. A total of...
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