Texts and tweets – David Crystal discusses myths and realities

English: David Crystal signing a book at the H...

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I came across this on You Tube this afternoon, and I couldn’t resist sharing it with you all. It is always a pleasure to listen to David Crystal discussing language, and his views on what is happening in English are sharp and refreshing. Enjoy!

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Control of English?

Here’s a video of David Crystal discussing who controls English if it is a global language. Enjoy!

http://youtu.be/YJ29zDW9gLI