in the study of Language Policy, Sociolinguistics, and Dialectology
This cartoon makes more sense when viewed together with one further down below, depicting a taxi with a sign on the top saying "English spoken."
A cartoon of Hagar the Horrible trying to teach a duck to "quack" correctly.
Image represents Thomas Babington Macaulay being manipulated by the British colonial powers, while himself manipulating South Asia colonials. Macaulay is usually blamed for initiating the English language policy for higher education in colonial India, back in 1835. Original is here. See also posting to lgpolicy-list on Jan 1, 2010.
This image, contributed by Zunar (Malaysiakini), shows various factions squabbling over the use of the term "Allah" for "God" in Malaysia, while politicians chuckle (and thank God) as they sweep other issues under the rug.
This cartoon was contributed by Slavomir Ceplo, who found it on a website
Subtitles: (Person in purple): "We're from the Ministry (of Culture)".
(Person to her right): "This 'Cosi fan tutte', that's Hungarian, right?"
This cartoon's author is the well-known Horsey, and it appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines at the beginning of the New Year 2011.
Last modified 12/4/2012.