Tragedy of dying languages article raises interesting questions

There’s an interesting item on the BBC News site today about languages becoming extinct. It’s by Professor K David Harrison who some may know from the film The Linguists

“The death of the last speaker of an ancient language in India’s Andaman Islands highlights the fact that half of the world’s 7,000 languages are in danger of disappearing. Linguist K David Harrison argues that we still have much to learn from vanishing languages…”

Read the full BBC article at The tragedy of dying languages