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Oodles of Poodles

I don’t know anything about historical linguistics, and the class I’m taking this semester is only slightly rectifying this sad state of affairs. I can only blame myself, though: I’m way behind on the readings. All the time I set … Continue reading

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Where did all of the world’s language comes from? I haven’t the foggiest idea. It wasn’t the Tower of Babel, though, that much is pretty clear. Languages change and differentiate extremely slowly, over millennia, as organisms do. It’s highly unlikely … Continue reading

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