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Old August 22nd, 2006, 04:55 PM posted to rec.travel.europe,rec.travel.africa
Jordi
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Default Unesco: Languages under threat


Padraig Breathnach wrote:
Mxsmanic wrote:

The real purpose of efforts to preserve dialects and languages is to
obtain money.


For some who seek to make money out of it.

For the rest of us, there are other, better, reasons.


Being a speaker of a "minority" or "endangered" language sometimes
seems the only way to appreciate them beyond their practical use.


J.

 




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