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  • Feb 15, 2012
  • 02:57 PM

Students talk over new language plan

Stoke & Staffordshire
LANGUAGE students have launched a campaign to see Esperanto adopted as an international tongue. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the invention of Esperanto – devised by Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof in 1887.

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  1. It seems to me to be quite remarkable that Esperanto can continue to attract young learners 125 years after it was launched into life.

    - Bill Chapman at 04:15 PM, Feb 15, 2012     Permalink

  2. Like Bill Chapman I also regret that most people still do not know that Esperanto is a living language – see for example http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8837438938991452670

    Their new online course http://www.lernu.net has 125 000 hits per day and Esperanto Wikipedia enjoys 400 000 hits per day. That can’t be bad :)

    Brian Barker at 05:08 PM, Feb 15, 2012     Permalink

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