13.1080, Media: BBC News: China's Women-only Lang Under Threat

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-13-1080. Thu Apr 18 2002. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 13.1080, Media: BBC News: China's Women-only Lang Under Threat

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Date:  Thu, 18 Apr 2002 21:14:27 +0100 (BST)
From:  Michael Johnstone <mjj1000 at hermes.cam.ac.uk>
Subject:  China's women-only language under threat

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Date:  Thu, 18 Apr 2002 21:14:27 +0100 (BST)
From:  Michael Johnstone <mjj1000 at hermes.cam.ac.uk>
Subject:  China's women-only language under threat

Dear all,

The BBC news website has a short report on a $1m effort to preserve a
language "spoken only by elder women of the Yao ethnic group in Hunan
province. Some linguists say the language may be one of the oldest in the
world."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/asia-pacific/newsid_1937000/1937023.stm

Michael Johnstone

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