TRUMP’S LANGUAGE OFFENDS

French language pedants are suing the organisers of Paris’s 2024 summer olympics bid:

A collective of associations aimed at passionately preserving the French language will legally challenge the Paris 2024 Olympic bid slogan for using “the language of Donald Trump”, their lawyer has revealed.

French language lovers have been irked by the use of English in the Paris 2024 slogan: “Made for Sharing”.
   
A motion will be filed at the Paris administrative court on Monday accusing the slogan of infringing a 1994 law aimed at protecting the French language, and also of being against the Olympic charter, lawyer Emmanuel Ludot told AFP.
   
In the motion, the collective has described the slogan as an “insult” to the French language.
The French need not worry about Trump’s language superseding their own; Arabic will be the dominant language soon enough.

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