Death of a language

Anthea Fraser Gupta A.F.Gupta at
Thu Jun 9 15:44:38 UTC 2005

Quite. And is Vannwater near the Yoonaitid Steights?


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Anthea Fraser Gupta (Dr)
School of English, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
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> That makes sense. But then the question becomes, why did the author
> of the original article place this language and its last speaker on
> Vanuatu? As in:
> "It was about the death of a language which was in existence on a
> pacific island, near the United States of America, called Aore. The
> name of the country was Vanuwater. The people of the island belong to
> an ethnic group called Katauba. Their language was called Aore..."
> Seems to me that a trip (back?) to journalism school is called for.
> Ron

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