There are those who argue that Welsh speakers need to learn to take a joke.
According to some, we should just accept our language being the subject of derision because you know; the lolz.
Those who believe that don’t understand the damaging impact prejudice towards the language has had.
The ‘comedian’ Omid Djalili recently received a barrage of criticism for his unimaginative and crass take on a banal old trope.
He said: “There are worse things than being Welsh, dyslexic and having a terrible stutter. But not many.”
It could cause a stooshie or a hootenanny, depending on your viewpoint, but Scots, the dialect or language that has been spoken in Scotland for several centuries, may get its own agency to help it survive.
Nicola Sturgeon is under internal pressure from SNP activists in this UN year of indigenous languages to recognise Scots as an official language. It could mean it is treated like Gaelic, which was given its own statutory agency, Bord na Gaidhlig, after a catastrophic drop in native speaker numbers.