Familiar in his mouth as household words

Language Log’s post for Bastille Day, fittingly enough, was Dare to be bilingual.  Eric Bakovic has had a series of posts related to English-only, English-first, and the effort to make English the official language of the United States.

In the outer fringes of vented spleen, Bakovic quotes someone’s opinion that all ATM machines which use more than English for transactions should be closed.”  (Maybe there’s more to the Federal Reserve’s discount window than I realized?)