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Is There a Mother Language?

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Do all languages have the same parent language?

Maybe.

Check out this video, where I answer this question:

The observant among you will notice that I pronounced the word “Sanskrit” wrong (I said “sansSKIRT”). Honestly? When I studied the history of English years ago I misread this and got into a bad habit of pronouncing it wrong.

Whatever, don’t worry about it.

Best,
Julian

P.S. Some things will always be a mystery, I guess… But not mastering the fine art of English, of course. Click here to check out my best-selling book on just that topic.

 

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