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Dying Languages: Do We Need To Save Them At All?

As of 2014, there are more than 6,000 languages spoken around the world. However, half of these are ‚Äč‚Äčestimated to become extinct by the end of the century, which would prove an irreplaceable loss for all of humanity. In the UK alone, Celtic languages including Cornish, Manx, Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic may soon disappear, but why is it that we should preserve them?

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