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Day: October 15, 2015

Will languages other than English eventually die out?

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Other Languages

I’m not as sanguine as other respondents on this. If history and human and society go on as they have done, then yes, there are centripetal and centrifugal pressures on language: communities want to be understandable within each other, but communities also want to sound distinct from each other. The community you identify with in […]

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