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The Piraha: a Challenge to Modern Linguistics

The Piraha: a Challenge to Modern Linguistics

Linguistics in the news The debate about language is never far away from the news, and the publication this year of The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe reignited the debate. The author examines the theories of the linguist Daniel Everett and philosopher Noam Chomsky,...
A History of the Spanish Language

A History of the Spanish Language

In common with the other European Romance languages, modern Spanish evolved from Latin. The history of the Spanish language begins with the expansion of the Roman empire, with Spain becoming part of it in 206 BCE. In fact, Spanish emanated from vulgar Latin, the group...