Reference Entry

English Plus

Edited by Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine

in The Oxford Companion to the English Language

Second edition

Published in print May 2018 | ISBN: 9780199661282
Published online May 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191744389
English Plus

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A pressure group formed in the US in 1985 to promote bilingualism and counter the drive by US English for an amendment to the constitution, making English the official language of the republic. The name means ‘English plus one or more other language(s)’. ...

Reference Entry.  48 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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