A post from @PeakMemory about English as a working language in a Japanese company.

As I have mentioned before, the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis claims that specific languages affect how speakers view the world. Recently, I came across this article about a Japanese company that is making its employees (in Japan) speak English: Japan continues to work inside a linguistic bubble – not least because many firms in Japan are oriented […]

via Another Sapir-Whorf claim — peakmemory

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