Words Both Strange and Lovely From Around the WorldBook - 2016
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Odds are you’ve heard that the indigenous peoples of the Arctic North have dozens of words for snow. A contentiously debated subject since anthropologist Franz Boaz described his experiences living with the Inuit in his 1911 Handbook of American Indian Languages, linguists have more recently acknowledged that what they once considered urban legend is truth: given the importance of snow… (more)
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LPL_MeredithW Apr 01, 2017
Calling all word nerds! You'll want to curl up with this book on a gray day.