English as she is legislated
Over at Johnson, the Economist’s language blog, they’re having a little fun with Homer, Illinois, which has tried to make a splash for itself in the news by making English the official language of the town.
I commend the post to your attention, mainly because it reprints the entire text of the resolution, which is predictably hilarious.
Stay for the comments, which include submissions by some Defenders of Our Borders and Way of Life. In fairness, the comments in favor of the ordinance are considerably more literate than the ordinance itself. Not that it takes much to accomplish that feat.