There are as many words in a language as people in nations. Some of them are relatives, and some are unlikely to meet. Some travel and relocate, and some are home-birds. About the role of language in our lives, how it helps to build relationships and implement ideas. People try to organize it, limit some languages or artificially create others - how successful are they? Read about it and many more interesting facts — about surzhyk, swear words and translation problems. The author talks about linguistic diversity so interestingly and with such love that you begin to feel the language dancing on your tongue.
Author: Anastasia Levkova
Publishing house: Portal