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‘Hashtag’ Banned from France, Kind Of

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To stop English words from seeping into the French language, a French government agency has replaced the word “hashtag” with “mot-dièse,” which means “sharp word.” The French language police, erm, the Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologie, is charged with promoting French and the battle against allowing technology-related English words into the French lexicon […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

January 31st, 2013 at 10:09 am

Posted in Legal News

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