DISCLAIMER: I am not writing this post to declare U.S.’s superiority in the world. This post is also NOT political, meaning I am not stating an opinion on any policy that any country should or should adopt. Thank you for reading.
This post is a bit of a step out of my usual topic of Language Learning. Not totally, but a bit. Tomorrow is the 4th of July here in the U.S. and therefore the day all of us citizens of the U.S., celebrate our Independence as a free and independent nation. Growing up one of my favorite joke was, which countries have the 4th of July? Answer: All of them.
When I was younger, partly due to that joke, I was always been more inclined to call it Independence Day and not just “The 4th of July.” As I have aged, I have even more reasons to call it Independence Day. It is not called Freedom day or Revolution day, both of which would be appropriate, it is called Independence Day. A few, crazy, people decided that they wanted a chance to do this on their own.
A Nation of Languages
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