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Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-did-english-come-from-claire-bowern When we talk about ‘English’, we often think of it as a single language. But what do the dialects…

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Why do languages die? | The Economist

There are more than 7,000 languages. The number of people speaking English, Spanish and Mandarin continues to grow, but every fortnight a langauge will disappear forever. The Economist's…

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