Posts tagged "English"

What do Miss Universe, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and new White Sox player Manny Ramirez have in common?

What do Miss Universe, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and new White Sox player Manny Ramirez have in common? All three of them have been in the news lately for their use of language. English, Spanish or bilingual. After his arrival in Chicago, Ramirez held a press conference in Spanish. He used a translator. The truth... Read more »

In Dallas police issued 39 tickets for not speaking English

Last week I wrote a blog post about a police officer in Dallas who gave a woman a ticket for not speaking English. He used a citation normally reserved for commercial drivers and the ticket was later thrown out. Now it turns out that the Dallas police chief acknowledged there have been 39 tickets issued... Read more »