Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki and Na'vi real languages?

Well, not real in that they're fictional languages spoken by fictional peoples. But what makes a fictional language an actual language and not merely a convincing combination of sounds? » 9/29/13 1:00pm 9/29/13 1:00pm

90 Percent Of Languages Will Be Extinct Next Century - And That's Good

Linguist and conservative commentator John McWhorter estimates the 6,000 languages spoken today will dwindle to only 600 next century. He argues that this is part of a process that will confer economic and health benefits to the affected speakers. » 1/07/10 3:00pm 1/07/10 3:00pm