Entr’acte : With 9 more languages, EU’s Babel grows louder

This article loks at language issues in the European Union, with 10 new members adding nine languages to the European Union’s existing 11. Would the 25-nation bloc be more effective working in “one speech,” or at least only in its three principal languages — English, French and German? Or should it translate millions of documents and thousands of voices into 20 languages?International Herald Tribune, April 29, 2004. Read the whole article…

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