Parker Glynn-Adey (pgadey) wrote in linguaphiles,
Parker Glynn-Adey
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His [Edward Sapir] special focus among American languages was in the Athabaskan languages, a family he was especially fascinated by: "Dene is probably the son-of-a-bitchiest language in America to actually know...most fascinating of all languages ever invented" (Krauss 1986:157).



I'm just wondering what about Dene would motivate such an incredible quote.
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