The notion that Pennsylvania Dutch could go fallow is absurd to the Amish, who have been doubling their population every few decades.
“It’s actually considered the fastest-growing small-minority language in the United States,” said Patrick Donmoyer, director of Kutztown University’s Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center in Berks County.
But outside “plain” communities in the state and beyond, Pennsylvania Dutch is becoming rarer.
Source: Keeping the Pennsylvania Dutch language alive – and thriving
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Yes! Kick Santa to the curb and turn Belsknickel loose upon the land. For more 'Ask A PA Dutchman' episodes and Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch language videos check out Doulgas Madenford's YouTube channel.
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→ Head of German center to speak in Ephrata on folk medicine - Reading Eagle This is a free lecture that will be given by Patrick Donmoyer at the Ephrata Public Library ...
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