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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 6:31 pm 
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For the simple fact that not enough of the right people are interested in changing things, English will continue to remain a lingua franca anyway and will not be reformed by planning. I don't think that any action the United States can do, short of massively depopulating the Anglosphere by use of WMDs, would change English's global status.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:33 am 
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I suppose it depends on the kind of work you're doing. If you're academic work, then you'll certainly need literacy skills at work. But in manual labour for example, reading might relevant once or twice but writing very rarely.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:13 am 
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I think that the Ill Bethisad idea of no dominant language could actually work in real life.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:04 pm 
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That is a bad example. The Iroquois League used Mohawk as its working language.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:06 pm 
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I can't speak for other posters, but I am not saying we should get rid of lingua francas. All I meant is that there is a possibility of there being no global lingua franca, and that that could be the future linguistic situation of the world.

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There's Ars Lande and Yiuel. (Also, isn't slereah English?)


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