Improvement Era, Vol. 31

Improvement Era, Vol. 31 : February, 1928 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Improvement Era, Vol. 31: February, 1928 We find that the ancient languages of our family, Sanskrit, Zend, etc., abound in very long words; the further back we go, the greater the number of sesquipedalia. We have seen also how the current theory, according to which every language started with monosyllable roots, fails at every point to account for actual facts and breaks down before the established truths of linguistic history. - Otto Jespersen, Language, p. 420. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 46 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243207131
  • 9780243207138