The Importance Of The English Official Language

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Register to read the introduction… It is hypocritical to have only Spanish, French and so on without including all the other languages. It is discriminatory to exclude even the smallest minority. If American citizens are going to allow money to be spent translating government documents into multiple languages, then what about the languages of all tax payers? Who decides which languages spoken are the better, or more important, to use? This is a substantial dilemma that, unless an official language is implemented, would be very difficult to …show more content…
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