Most Languages to Vanish by 2100

jester at PANIX.COM jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Jun 1 17:29:42 UTC 2000

> "Most of the world's 6,000-plus languages will have died out by the end of the
> century, experts predicted yesterday. Linguists issued fresh warnings about the perilous

Yes, they predicted this yesterday. Two weeks ago, linguists thought
that there would be a growth market in books written in Algonquian,
Breton, Ainu, etc. etc.

Jesse Sheidlower

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