From You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity, by Robert Lane Greene
"and as we shall see in a future chapter, the re-creators of modern Hebrew took the limited stock of words in the Bible and the Talmud and created a modern language with words for everything from 'telephone' to 'clitoris.'"
From Chapter 4, More Equal than Others, How All Languages Can Express Almost Everything
Monday, April 18, 2011
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Labels: Daily Dose, New Books, Quotations, Robert Lane Greene
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