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Book: The Five-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 47. What is the Language of the United States?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38167


Although the U.S. has long been described as a cultural melting pot into which languages other than English disappear, the Modern Language Association of America Language Map uses US Census data to reveal that this is far from being the case.

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  • David Goldberg ( - dgoldberg1) 'Independent scholar'