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Most Thais blame LINE, Facebook for wrong usage of Thai language

Up to 77.4 per cent of 1,218 people surveyed by Bangkok University blamed the messages in LINE chat groups and Facebook postings for wrong usage of spoken and written Thai language.

The survey was held on the occasion of the Thai Language Day Monday.

The university found that 55.7 per cent of the respondents do not know that July 29 is the Thai Language Day while 44.3 per cent said they know it.

And up to 84.7 per cent of the respondents believe the Thai language usage has been in crisis while the rest do not think so.

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