The humble linguist

May 16, 2017 — Leave a comment

I would say this is accurate. While I certainly enjoy learning various languages I often do so for my own pleasure rather than for intelligence points. It is rather flustering to be in situations where language learning isn’t adequate to the task. But of course this only serves as more motivation to hit the books with more gusto.

http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2015/05/johnson-polyglots?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/polyglotsthehumblelinguist

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