British novelist and literary critic
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The linguists, whom one meets everywhere these days, explain that every transaction in our culture -- our money and mathematics, our games and gardens, our diet and our sexual activity -- is a language; this, of course, is why one meets so many linguists these days.
Malcolm Bradbury, British novelist and literary critic, Rates of Exchange, 1983
Posted on April 16, 1999 at 12:04 PM