Tuesday, 10 August 2021
A Classic Tactic
"We offered you Latin," they will say, "but you threw it back in our faces, so we are keeping it for ourselves." And they will.
They will still be able to spot each other by using it, among so many other means. Thereby keeping us out. They are not daft.
And yes, people should indeed be learning Spanish and Mandarin. The better to read Don Quixote and Dream of the Red Chamber. Of course.