Native tongues

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Perigree Books, Jul 10, 1984 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 340 pages
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An informative linguistic survey of the world's 2,796 languages and 5,000 dialects--both current and archaic--provides fascinating facts, comparisons, parallelisms, and other unusual discoveries about language

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User Review  - Douglas Summers-Stay - Goodreads

This is a collection of one-paragraph anecdotes about language, loosely collected into themes for the chapters. Since everything except the anecdotes is just filler in most books about language, this ... Read full review

Review: Native Tongues

User Review  - Goodreads

This is a collection of one-paragraph anecdotes about language, loosely collected into themes for the chapters. Since everything except the anecdotes is just filler in most books about language, this ... Read full review

Contents

How Languages Spread and Decline
13
How You Can Turn Thousands
27
Language Incidents That Changed
41
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