Amy's Reviews > Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages

Bastard Tongues by Derek Bickerton
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Apr 15, 11

bookshelves: geekery, nonfict, reading-words-language-libraries
Read in March, 2011

This book is GREAT! It's written in a quick-witted, casual style that is intelligent and doesn't simplify linguistic details too much for the sake of the lay-reader. It's an adventure story, a safari, a vacation, a dive into the linguistic 'bioprogram' we just may all have in our brains...

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