Yaëlsplaining

5: Who Controls Language?

November 08, 2019 Episode 5
Yaëlsplaining
5: Who Controls Language?
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Yaëlsplaining
5: Who Controls Language?
Nov 08, 2019 Episode 5
Yaël Ossowski
Language is naturally organic. But some institutions and groups want to change it unilaterally. Will it work?
Show Notes

Language is both beautiful and organic. It varies from country to country, in dialect, pattern, and tone. However, certain institutions and people are trying to change language and how we use it, both for political reasons and for simplification. Will they be successful? What if people reject these changes? How can we ensure the survival of our languages?

Survey: Only 2% of Hispanics Prefer the Politically Correct Term 'Latinx'
https://reason.com/2019/11/04/latinx-poll-think-now-hispanics-2020-woke/

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https://twitter.com/YaelOss/status/1192388378576248832?s=20

Une réforme pour simplifier les participes passés
https://www.journaldequebec.com/2019/11/01/une-reforme-pour-simplifier-les-participes-passes

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