I can't find the quote, but I believe there was a senator from the Bible Belt who once said that foreign languages education should be banned from schools, since God himself never had a use for any language other than English to communicate with his chosen people.
I think that was originally a joke, you know how they can take on a life of their own, especially with help from the internet. I seem to remember it from a time back in the 60s when a "people's" bible was being translated, taking King James to the streets, as it were. A joke was going around that a not particularly bright (but perhaps that's redundant) fundamentalist said, "If the King James version was good enough for the apostles, it's good enough for me."
"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." - James Nicoll