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The Unfolding of Language by Guy Deutscher
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Jun 13, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: big-ideas-nonfiction, formative-non-fiction
Read in January, 2007

One of the most astoundingly brilliant books I've ever read. Makes a case for how crazy things like noun cases and conjugation develop—and why they go away again. So so good.

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