English is becoming Americanized, who will de-Americanize it?

Mapping of the Americanization of English in space and time. The global political predominance gradually shifts from the United Kingdom to the United States [of America], and therefore the capacity for cultural influence towards the rest of the world. In this paper we analyze how the world varieties of English…

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No, English is not the official language of the United States

“The Founding Fathers did not see the need to declare one,” Dr. Wayne Wright, professor of language and literacy at Purdue University, told CNN. “English was almost the dominant language of the United States at the time, so there really was no need to protect it, and they did not…

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