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the looking glass of this language

By posted at 4:00 pm on June 26, 2012 1

This National Geographic piece on the desire to document and preserve the world’s many dying languages is great.





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  1. Evelyn Walsh
    at 9:45 pm on June 26, 2012

    Thanks for posting this– will read it. One of my favorite plays is Brian Friel’s gorgeous TRANSLATIONS…about what happened to the Irish language when the English came in, and how that plays out over and over again in history. Also about language in a more general sense…communication..and so on. It’s a lovely and humane play.

    Love the “looking glass” title here, too

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