Natural and Artificial International Languages: a Typosogist's Assessment

Bernard Comrie 1 ,
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1University of Southern California
Corresponding Author : Bernard Comrie, Linguistics Deportment, University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 90089-1693

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For the purposes of this paper, I will make certain assumptions. I will assume that it is a good thing that there should be an international language, serving the purpose of communication among the peoples and nations of the world I will further assume that the purpose of an international language is best served by there being a single such language, such that representatives of all the world's peoples and nations who wish to engage in international communication would be able to do so by learning a single international language.



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