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Raymond Williams, Keywords

One of the two or three most complicated words in the English Language

2

Wilhelm Von Humboldt (1836)

Language is the formative organ of thought

3

Holmes

Speakers of different languages have different thought processes but the only evidence for thought is language

4

Herder

There’s a direct link between language and culture

5

Somalia - delayed literacy

Arabic - prestigious, religious significance

Latin - useful and accessible, 1973 official status