How Language Works

How Babies Babble, Words Change Meaning, and Languages Live or Die

By David Crystal
(Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781585678488, 500pp.)

Publication Date: December 2006

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Whether looking at the whistle languages of the Canary Islands or describing the layout of the human throat, this landmark book will enrich the lives of everyone who reads it.
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