Supporting Scottish Gaelic

Jul 12, 2010 by

In a recent posting I noted that “perhaps the importance of the proverbial army and navy (and national flag and other trappings of a nation-state) for the survival of this or that language should not be discounted too...

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Language, dialect or jargon?

Jun 23, 2010 by

Linguists generally struggle with defining language versus dialect (we’ll take up this issue in later postings), but not everything a layman might call a language or a dialect would qualify as either for a linguist....

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