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Bastard Tongues…Questions

Although this book can be read as a gentle introduction to linguistics (and maybe you tried your hand at some linguistic analysis on the exercises I posted), it reveals a lot about people in general.  Actually, the subtitle of the … Continue reading

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Bastard Tongues by Derek Bickerton

My idea in choosing this book is to share my interest in linguistics.  It is not a grand ideas book about the human capacity for language.  Rather it is an autobiographical account of one linguist’s travels to try to describe … Continue reading

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