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From:Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 14, 2004, 23:06
In a message dated 7/14/2004 6:19:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time, jakob@IMSA.EDU

>Hey all, I've been a member of this list for about a month now, and I'm just >starting my own language. I am very much an amateur, as I only have about a >week >of experience. Could anyone suggest any helpful/well-known books that deal
>basic grammar, phonology, etc. of natural languages?... hopefully something >common enough to find at my local library. Thanks in advance.
Welcome. _The World's Major Languages_ ed. by Bernard Comrie is fairly easy to find and often recommended on this list. Doug