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What Language Is by John McWhorter
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Jun 26, 2012

really liked it

Very enjoyable book, but not for everybody unless you're a language nut. I'm a big John McWhorter fan. The Tamil speaking patient we had might well have responded to our common Como esta Ud? since Portuguese made its way into Malaysia and infiltrated the languages. Who knew!

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