Fun fact of the day

A Welsh MP threatened to fast to death in 1980 if Welsh was not accorded reasonable rights.  In Wales now, all public bodies are required to offer bilingual services, including communication with the public by letter, telephone, email and websites.  More and more private institutions are adopting a similar approach, even when not required to by law.  Bilingual signage is now virtually universal.

Posted on by Elizabeth Lake in Languages around the world, Uncategorized