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can anyone here speak it?
am i really strange for having vague urges to learn it?
to learn the language of the Navajo all the time
I gave up. What is the point?
You'll get a lot of attention if you're young. Even more if you're young and female, since the society is pretty much peopled exclusively with old men. (So I am told.)
Go nuts. Don't really see the point though.
become the world language.
Devote time to learning a language that might actually be useful
in fact, nearly every single language and dialect must be useful.
never be a world language due to arrogance of English speakers and the friction that causes abroad.
when in fact, the majority are. And it clearly is a world language... science, technolgy, medicine, literature, popular culture exports... they all add up
The perceived arrogance of some English speakers is clearly outweighed by the advantages of learning the lingua franca of the dominant culture. Hell we're still living with the repucussions of having French as our dominant language for almost 400 years - and before that, the 'arrogance' of the Roman republic and empire, Catholic church and menagerie of kingdoms didn't stop Latin being the language of business, liturgy and education for over a millennium.
is to one day learn Welsh.
*falls into volcano*