What Language Is
January 4, 2012
Hour 1: From the archives – What makes a language genuine and how is the accelerating rate of linguistic change affecting the ongoing debate over how we communicate? We talked in August with renowned linguist, author and educator John McWhorter  whose most recent book is “What Language Is: And What It Isn’t and What It Could Be” (Gotham Books, 2011).
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 John McWhorter: http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/mcwhorter.htm
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