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The strange quest for a universal, "Earth Standard" language

Throughout history, people have tried very hard to come up with "constructed languages" that would become Earth Standard languages, spoken universally. None have been as popular as natural languages are, and they mostly seem to be falling into obscurity. Before they go, we'll do a survey of humanity's greatest… » 8/17/12 2:50pm 8/17/12 2:50pm