Staying in the Far East for a moment, here’s a pretty radical proposition – an article at Wired suggests that not only will “Chinglish” become more prevalent and internationally influential due to the sheer number of people who speak it, but that it may actually and up making English into a more efficient language.
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That article was clearly written by someone who clearly doesn’t know what they’re talking about. English was spread by the British Empire, and the Egyptian dialect of Arabic is the most widely understood due to the huge Egyptian film industry. My already low opinion of Wired is now somewhat lower…
You obviously didn’t read the article very thoroughly. English isn’t “turning into” Chinese; Chinglish is arising as its own language
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