Linguistic Advent Calendar – Day 10

Many people believe that the two most basic words in any human language are “yes” and “no”. But are they really?

Day 10

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  1. The first words that you need to learn in any language are “yes”, “no” (if they exist, or their equivalents), “please”, “thank you”, and “where is the toilet?”. Classic literature can come later.

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