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2010-10-06 05:55:00

Linguists looking for dying languages have discovered a “hidden" language spoken by just 800 people in the remote northeast region of India near the border of China and Bhutan.

2009-11-02 06:57:32

Fifty international experts in endangered languages will convene at the University of Utah November 12 to 14 to take the first step in a massive undertaking to catalogue endangered and dying languages and to make the information accessible through a comprehensive online database.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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