Germany launches campaign to save language from English





German language experts have launched a campaign against the hybrid "Denglish" which they claim is polluting culture through its growing use in advertising and television.

The advocacy groups are intensifying their fight against the use of a hybrid of the two languages, which has begun to encroach on everyday parlance.

As part of the campaign, the German Language Foundation called on Germans to find an alternative for the English term "fast food". The result was "Ruckizuckifutti".

The campaigns to name and shame linguistic miscreants have had some recent success.

Deutsche Bahn announced in February that it would refrain from using English at train stations....



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