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Rashi - Linguist despite Himself: A Study of the Linguistic Dimension of Rabbi Solomon Yishaqi's Commentary on Deuteronomy

Rashi - Linguist despite Himself: A Study of the Linguistic Dimension of Rabbi Solomon Yishaqi's Commentary on Deuteronomy (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testamen) by Jonathan Kearney
English | Mar. 15, 2012 | ISBN: 0567095584 | 224 Pages | PDF | 1.92 MB

The commentary on the Torah of the eleventh-century French rabbi, Solomon Yishaqi of Troyes (better known as Rashi), is one of the major texts of mediaeval Judaism.
Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages (repost)

Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages by Derek Bickerton
English | March 17, 2009 | ISBN: 0809028166 | 288 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Bastard Tongues is an exciting, firsthand story of scientific discovery in an area of research close to the heart of what it means to be human—what language is, how it works, and how it passes from generation to generation, even where historical accidents have made normal transmission almost impossible.

The Linguist: A Personal Guide to Language Learning (repost)  

Posted by Veslefrikk at March 15, 2015
The Linguist: A Personal Guide to Language Learning (repost)

Steve Kaufmann, "The Linguist: A Personal Guide to Language Learning"
The Linguist Institute | 2003 | ISBN: 0973339403 | 146 pages | PDF | 1 MB
Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages (repost)

Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages by Derek Bickerton
English | March 17, 2009 | ISBN: 0809028166 | 288 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Bastard Tongues is an exciting, firsthand story of scientific discovery in an area of research close to the heart of what it means to be human—what language is, how it works, and how it passes from generation to generation, even where historical accidents have made normal transmission almost impossible. The story focuses on languages so low in the pecking order that many people don’t regard them as languages at all—Creole languages spoken by descendants of slaves and indentured laborers in plantation colonies all over the world.
Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages

Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages by Derek Bickerton
Hill and Wang; 1 edition | March 17, 2009 | English | ISBN: 0809028166 | 288 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Bastard Tongues is an exciting, firsthand story of scientific discovery in an area of research close to the heart of what it means to be human—what language is, how it works, and how it passes from generation to generation, even where historical accidents have made normal transmission almost impossible.

The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu  

Posted by Balisik at Sept. 26, 2014
The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu

Dan Jurafsky "The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu"
W. W. Norton & Company | English | September 15, 2014 | ISBN: 0393240835 | 272 pages | azw, epub, lrf, mobi | 7,3 mb

What do the chewy coconut cookies I know as macaroons have to do with the French almond cookies called macarons? Is it just a coincidence they have practically the same name? A misunderstanding? Stanford linguist Dan Jurafsky not only explains the relationship between the two, but shows how macaroni is also related, linguistically speaking.
The Five-Minute Linguist: Bite-Sized Essays on Language and Languages

E.M. Rickerson and Barry Hilton, "The Five-Minute Linguist: Bite-Sized Essays on Language and Languages"
English | ISBN: 184553199X | 2006 | 273 pages | PDF | 3 MB
'Orientalist Jones': Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Michael J. Franklin, "'Orientalist Jones': Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794"
Publisher: O***rd Un***ity Press | ISBN: 0199532001 | 2011 | PDF | 409 pages | 3.5 MB
The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone

Daniel Meyerson, "The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone"
ISBN: 0345448723 | 2005 | EPUB/MOBI | 288 pages | 524 KB/629 KB
The Way of the Linguist: A Language Learning Odyssey (Audiobook) (Repost)

The Way of the Linguist: A Language Learning Odyssey (Audiobook) By Steve Kaufmann
2005 | 4 hours and 15 mins | ISBN: n/a | MP3 64 kbps | 123 MB