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Does High Altitude Affect Language?
In a study published last month in the journal "Plos One," Caleb Everett, an anthropological linguist at the University of Miami, claims that a special class of sounds occurring in almost all of the languages of the Caucasus may be due to "the direct influence" of the region's high altitude. The Atlantic 07/10/13
Posted July 11, 2013 09:17 AM
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