Wikipedia(s) on the language map of the world

@article{Dalby2007WikipediasOT,
  title={Wikipedia(s) on the language map of the world},
  author={Andrew Dalby},
  journal={English Today},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={3 - 8}
}
  • A. Dalby
  • Published 1 April 2007
  • Education
  • English Today
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