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Media: Language Endangerment and Death

Submitter: Hunter Lockwood

Submitter Email: hunterlockwood@gmail.com
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Media Body: BBC article on language endangerment and death. Features interview with
prominent French linguist Prof. Claude Hagege and short samples of common
Cornish & modern Cornish speech and popular feedback, opinions and
reactions to language endangerment and death.

Issue Number: 20.3520
Date Posted: October 20, 2009

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