ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

The Infinite Possibilities of English

A lifetime is not enough to fully grasp one language, but I grasp this one better than most.

Image by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

I’m what’s known as a monoglot. I speak one language. The language of colonialism. The language I’m writing now — a mesh of German, Latin, and French that became the rich, intonational lingua franca. English is my first and only language and I’ve…

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