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This week, the case for and against Globish. A group of writers and artists debate the proposition that a simplified version of English is uniquely equipped to take over the linguistic world. Also, now that millions more Americans have health insurance, there's pressure on clinics and hospitals to make their services more accessible to non-English speakers. Plus, a check-in on World Cup TV viewing in English and Spanish, and a conversation with Gregory Levey, whose book "Shut Up I'm Talking" has more Facebook fans than Bill Clinton.<img id="pri-insights" src="http://api.pri.org/insights/?story=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pri.org%2Fstories%2F... />

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