Japanese Losing Traditional Language

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  1. Annie
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    Kind of hard for American English speakers, we change our language constantly, but I can see where this might be a problem in a homogenous country. (Hey the French worry about this all the time!):

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/japan/story/0,7369,1407365,00.html

     
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    And people ask me why I think Chinese is so easy... (no conjugations and only a few thousand original words with the rest being compound, for starters)
     
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    thanks, that's a good read...
     
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    thats like our so called english speaking people here in the US. our language is so chopped up it isnt even funny.
     

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