fauxklore (fauxklore) wrote,

Favorite news story of the day

The BBC had a piece about the dominance of Senegal in Francophone Scrabble.

It's interesting because:

1) French is a second language for many Senegalese. (Wolof is the primary language.)


2) Senegal's literacy rate is only about 40%.

I would do terribly in Scrabble en francais, given that I had to ask somebody today what the plural of demarche is.
Tags: language, news

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