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  • Apr 19, 2012
  • 12:58 AM

Eish, it's definitely English

Rebecca Davis / Daily Maverick
At this juncture in South Africa’s history, it may seem an odd time to write a book about the use of English in South Africa. The notion might seem regressive, colonial, even a bit politically incorrect. Mesthrie is quick to correct this. “Despite being a minority language in South Africa, English is the most-shared language,” said Mesthrie.

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