So Hugh Chavez wants Venezuelans to stop using so many English words
. When did Chavez go so far around the bend? This is just an example of what happens when dictators become insecure and start freaking out about their power. Chavez is still popular in Venezuela, and more power to him and his subjects if they enjoy that, but to think they can stop English from being used just because it's the language of the imperialists is a bit silly. English, for better or for worse, has become an international language, and forcing people to stop using it just because you don't like George Bush is goofy.
Speaking of English, Nigerians speak an excellent variation
. Some are worried that they will be handicapped because of the globalization of English, but I think using the word "jubilate" to mean "celebrate" is awesome
. Keep it up, Nigerians!
Labels: Nigeria, Politics, This insane world, Venezuela