Lingo : Around Europe in Sixty Languages / Gaston Dorren ; With contributions by Jenny Audring, Frauke Watson, and Alison Edwards (translation).
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- ISBN: 9780802124074 :
- ISBN: 0802124070 :
- Physical Description: 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 
- Copyright: ©2015
|General Note:|| Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2014.
Based on the author's Taaltoerisme : feiten en verhalen over 53 Europese talen.
Map on endpapers.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| What Europeans speak -- Next of tongue : Languages and their families -- Past perfect discontinuous : Languages and their history -- War and peace : Languages and politics -- Werds, wirds, wurds ... : Written and spoken -- Nuts and bolts : Languages and their vocabulary -- Talking by the book : Languages and their grammar -- Intensive care : Languages on the brink and beyond -- Movers and shakers : Linguists who left their mark -- Warts and all : Linguistic portrait studies.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Spins the reader on a whirlwind tour of sixty European languages and dialects, sharing quirky moments from their histories and exploring their commonalities and differences ... [and taking] us into today's remote mountain villages of Switzerland, where Romansh is still the lingua franca, to formerly Soviet Belarus, a country whose language was Russified by the Bolsheviks, to Sweden, where up until the 1960s polite speaking conventions required that one never use the word 'you' in conversation"--Amazon.com.
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