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In the Land of Invented Languages: Adventures in Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius


Extreame Savings Item! Save 46% on the In the Land of Invented Languages: Adventures in Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius by Brand: Spiegel Grau at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Here is the captivating story of humankind’s enduring quest to build a better language—and overcome the curse of Babel. Just about everyone has


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Here is the captivating story of humankind’s enduring quest to build a better language—and overcome the curse of Babel. Just about everyone has heard of Esperanto, which was nothing less than one man’s attempt to bring about world peace by means of linguistic solidarity. And every Star Trek fan knows about Klingon. But few people have heard of Babm, Blissymbolics, Loglan (not to be confused with Lojban), and the nearly nine hundred other invented languages that represent the hard work, high hopes, and full-blown delusions of so many misguided souls over the centuries. With intelligence and humor, Arika Okrent has written a truly original and enlightening book for all word freaks, grammar geeks, and plain old language lovers.
 

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Manufacturer:Spiegel & Grau
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Publisher:Spiegel & Grau
Studio:Spiegel & Grau
EAN:9780812980899
Item Weight:0.58 pounds
Item Size:0.77 x 8 x 8 inches
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Package Size:5.12 x 0.79 x 0.79 inches

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