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Why languages and dialects really are different animals

By: Søren Wichmann at Aeon   Published: 08/Jan/2019
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Simple questions often yield complex answers. For instance: what is the difference between a language and a dialect? If you ask this of a linguist, get comfortable. Despite the simplicity of the query, there are a lot of possible answers.

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Themes: Linguistics