|For the love of the English language|
By Andy Rooney
FOR MOST of my adult life I’ve made my living writing the English language. It’s one of the biggest and most diverse languages in the world, and I love it. I think it’s the best language, but what do I know? Spanish is the secondmost popular language in the world. At the top is Mandarin Chinese, with more than 850 million speakers. Hindi is way up there, too.
I wish all the nations of the world would get together and decide to use the same language. I’d go with the crowd, but naturally I hope they’d pick English as the universal tongue. I can read and
|Tuesday, May 03, 2011 1:47 PM|