Creoles, fieldwork and linguistic theory – an interview with Peter Bakker

Photo: Peter Bakker with a speaker of Yamomami in Brazil Peter Bakker is a Dutch-born linguist who is active in a number of different linguistic fields, chief among which pidgins and creoles, mixed languages and contact-induced language change. He has also published extensively on Romani linguistics. He is the author/editor of numerous books, which include A … Læs videre

Around Europe in Sixty Languages by Gaston Dorren. Book review.

Book review. Gaston Dorren: Lingo: A Language Spotter’s Guide to Europe AND Lingo. Around Europe in Sixty Languages. First edition 2014. New York: Grove Press. Accompanying website: https://languagewriter.com/   A friend of mine went all the way to the United States and all she bought for me was this book, “Lingo”. The similarity between the name of this blog, Lingoblog.dk … Læs videre