700 Reasons: Reason #184

Reason: 184
The more languages we study, the fuller our picture of the human linguistic options will be. Languages which are off the beaten track are especially important, as their isolation means they may have developed features which are not found in other languages
Crystal, D. (2000) Language Death (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Related Keywords:
Diversity, Knowledge, Less Widely Used and Lesser Taught (LWULT) Languages, Linguistics, Uniqueness