News World news Poland’s language police wage war on ‘Polglish’

In  an act of rebellion against the linguistic invasion that has overrun Poland since the fall of communism in 1989, a new law has been introduced to protect the Polish language. The use of words such as “sex shop”, “supermarket”, “music club” and “plaza” have been effectively outlawed after the Polish language purity law came into force last month. Guardian, 4 September, 2000. Read more…

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