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Watch Your Language: Pidgin Languages

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Dr. Donald Winford—Professor of Linguistics, Ohio State University; Editor, Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages

Around the world when language groups are forced together, Pidgin and Creole languages sometimes form to enable simpler communications between language groups. Donald Winford explores how these languages come to be from the Caribbean to Scandinavia—and attitudes towards them by speakers of “standard” languages.

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