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Where did human language come from? How many languages are there? How do we acquire our first language or learn a second one? The highly acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language by David Crystal answers these and other questions about language. From hieroglyphics to trucker talk, from Shakespeare in pidgin to sneezing in Tongan, this is a ...

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language 1997, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language 1997, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language 1991, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language 1987, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

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