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  • Apr 03, 2012
  • 12:55 AM

Jared Diamond On the Death of Multilingualism and the Birth of Klingon

Matthew Fleischer / Mediabistro
LA’s favorite geography and physiology professor with a wicked Boston accent Jared Diamond made an appearance over the weekend at the LA Museum of Natural History’s “First Friday” gathering. Diamond gave a half-hour talk on the importance of preserving the world’s 7,000 different languages–6,800 of which, he says, are expected to go extinct by 2,100.

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