Wednesday, July 14, 2010

NYT: A Language Thrives in Its Caribbean Home

Spotted in the New York Times: an informative piece on Papiamentu, the Creole Language of Curacao.

WILLEMSTAD, CuraƧao — Thousands of languages spoken by small numbers of people, including many of the Creole languages born in the last centuries of human history, are facing extinction. But a little-known language spoken on a handful of islands near the coast of Venezuela may be an exception... read the full article here.

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