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  • Barbara Wallraff, a widely published writer on language issues, questions the frequent assumption that, because American culture furthers innovation and openness to new ideas, that culture is inseparable from the English language: Even if the vanguards in all scientific and technological fields, everywhere in the world, used English in their work, once the fruits of their labor became known to ordinaiy people and began to matter to them, people would coin words in their local languages...
    eight — Teaching Computers to Speak American (53% in)

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