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--- On Sat, 11/15/08, deinx nxtxr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jens
> Wilkinson
> 
> > 	> Isn't there a Chinese Only movement in
> China?
> > 	
> > 	They don't need one.  From everything I've
> read the 
> > government is
> > 	pushing people to give up their local tongues and
> speak 
> > Mandarin,
> > 	even to the point of posting billboards in Shanghai
> to
> encourage
> > 	Mandarin over Shanhainese Wu.
> > 	
> > 
> > 
> > Well, that sounds like they have a Chinese Only
> movement, doesn't
> it?
> 
> It's an established government policy.  A
> "movement" is usually a
> group of people advocating some type of change in policy. 
> In this
> case the policy is already in place.

More to the point, they are imposing a language where it hasn't traditionally been spoken. English Only deals only with areas that have been primarily anglophone for a generation or more, not counting the occasional enclave.

Steve