Native Tongues

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Castle Books, Jan 21, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 340 pages
5 Reviews

This book is a unique storehouse of surprising, thought provoking, fascinating and useful facts about human speech and the written word.

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User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

There are 2,796 languages in the world. The author gives snippets from quite a few of them looking at the origins of languages, their relationships to each other, and examples of the written characters.The author also examines how languages evoke. Read full review

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User Review  - Claudia - Goodreads

Really enjoyable, although I am not sure about the veracity of some of the facts and therefore wish there was a bibliography. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Berlitz is a world-famous linguist. He is the grandson of the founder of the Berlitz Schools.

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