Spanglish, the new Spanish

drops of lluvia

…as the language continues to expand, questions will arise. How has Spanish been altered by its interaction with the American linguistic melting pot? How will it sound in a decade? Five decades?

I was reading an article about spanish language growth in the US, and one particular sentence got me thinking. “How has Spanish been altered by its interaction with the American linguistic melting pot? How will it sound in a decade?” This was something I had been thinking about in this past week after reading a forum post about the evolution of the Spanish alphabet and how its been “Anglicized.” I, personally, do object to the changes. When I learned my alphabet, back in the day, we still had 30 letters. Yes, 30. Your standard 26 letter english alphabet plus “ch” “ll” “ñ” “rr.” It bugs me that 3 of those have since been removed. I honestly don’t know…

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