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Arika Okrent’s In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers who Tried to Build a Perfect Language

“We can also gain a deeper appreciation for natural language…The ambiguity and lack of precision allow it to serve as an instrument of thought formulation, of experimentation and discovery. We don’t have to know exactly what we mean before we … Continue reading

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Noam and Neopolitan

Over heard in a coffee shop: “There are chocolate people and there are vanilla people.” In Pulp Fiction, Mia tells Vincent there are Elvis men and Beatles men. A quick Google search using are you a or a produced ┬ápage … Continue reading

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