ARIKA OKRENT – In the Land of Invented Languages

    Linguist ARIKA OKRENT writes “From an engineering perspective, language is kind of a disaster.” English is filled with irregular words and irrelevant, dated expressions. How can one improve on their native language? Is there a universal language besides Esperanto more accessible to the masses? Our guest ARIKA OKRENT’s new book is, “In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build A Perfect Language.” Listen to the mp3

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