ELL: Wall Street Journal editorial

Doug Whalen whalen at ALVIN.HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 26 14:08:41 UTC 2002

>Má mheasann sibh gur fiú an t-alt thíos a phlé ar an liosta seo (if you
>consider the attached article worth discussing on this list), ar mhiste
>libh sin a dh. as Gaeilge (would you mind doing so in Gaelic only)?
   You are as enigmatic as ever.  If I posted in Gaelic only, then you
and the other Gaelic stalwarts could have a good laugh; but I don't
pretend to command Gaelic.  I don't feel that I have to speak an
endangered language to champion the cause.  And I do believe that the
majority of endangered languages that survive will do so because of
bilingualism in majority languages.  If this is a problem on a list
that we decided at the beginning would be conducted in English, then
you will have to explain why.
   Doug DhW
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