Posts Tagged ‘First language’

What’s the language of the future?

November 6, 2011

What’s the language of the future? – Salon.com:
http://www.salon.com/2011/11/06/whats_the_language_of_the_future/singleton/

An interesting article about English as the world’s lingua franca, but they left out one important specific, which is the role that the King James Bible (aka Authorized Version) played in maintaining a core stability in the lands where native speakers carried it.

That’s why today even so many who use English as a Second Language are accustomed to many of the phrases that became embedded idioms of the language. You reap what you sew, salt of the earth, Armageddon, and so many more..

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