Susan'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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Jul 06, 2009

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He mixes a lot of personal history with the linguistics, so if that's not your thing, you might want to choose a different book.

Fascinating look at how tossing out preconceptions and looking at the evidence can take you to surprising places.

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