Charlize Theron and the question of Afrikaans

Charlize Theron, a native Afrikaans speaker from South Africa, stirred up a political and linguistic hornet’s nest when she told a podcast interviewer that her native tongue was a “dying language”.

This produced a flurry of rebuttals from both sides. One Twitter virtue signaler triumphantly proclaimed:  Continue reading “Charlize Theron and the question of Afrikaans”