nicole (___neon) wrote in debating_yaks,
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I was watching the Olympics, and I noticed much of the signs there are written in English. Even the sign for the Chinese to congregate under (It said China, you know..) was written in English. This bothered me. I'm assuming all the English is for the American viewers, and the massive amount of Americans in Athens. It bothered me. Why is an international event adjusting to English speakers-- or mainly Americans? I'm more than sure that English is the most spoken language throughout the world. Then, when you think about it, most of the world is adjusting to American culture. We've got our fast food chains, our clothing lines, our companies in general all over the world. I did some research last year on globalization and the spread of American culture, capitalism, etc.

What's your opinion?
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