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Why the Cornish are different from the rest of the UK - Telegraph.co.uk

Why the Cornish are different from the rest of the UK - Telegraph.co.uk | linguistic anthropology | Scoop.it
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Why the Cornish are different from the rest of the UK
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The United Nations group Unesco listed the Cornish language as “extinct” in 2009 but re-categorised it as “critically endangered” the following year after protests.
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Of course, Cornish became extinct in 1777 when Dorothy Pentreath of Mousehole died. What we now have is a resurrected language - none the less interesting for that.

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Judith Butler: Your Behavior Creates Your Gender

http://bigthink.com Nobody is born one gender or the other, says the philosopher. "We act and walk and speak and talk in ways that consolidate an impression ...
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Butler's writing is opaque to say the least but she talks really clearly as you can see here.

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Neanderthals could speak, archaeologists say - Archaeology

Neanderthals could speak, archaeologists say - Archaeology | linguistic anthropology | Scoop.it
Whether they did is another matter, but a tiny bone in a 60,000-year old body found in Israel shows they had the potential.
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Gender Neutral Parenting: Why We're Raising Our Son Neither Boy Or Girl

Gender Neutral Parenting: Why We're Raising Our Son Neither Boy Or Girl SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/Oc61Hj Lisa Price, 23, from Walsall, West Midlands, is raisi...
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It is worth considering the case of David Reimer (see Wikipedia entry or Colapinto article (http://www-psych.stanford.edu/~gender/RollingStone_Colapinto.pdf) before buying into this.

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Elephants Have Learned to 'Understand Human'

Elephants Have Learned to 'Understand Human' | linguistic anthropology | Scoop.it
Pachyderms can distinguish our language, age, and threat level just by listening to us (Elephants can tell which #language you speak #linguistics #anthropology #evodevo http://t.co/BPv4H7YEC0)...
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But do they recognise "Nellie" as a good name for an elephant?

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