“The Condor quill and the Spanish Saddle

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Quechua was one of the few weapons available to resist the conquistadors. As TINKINA accompany De Soto into North America, TINKINA began to realize the inmense power of language to undermine the spirit and the strengh of European conquest.
Folk etymologies often begin as highly individual constructions, but yet seem to conform to some kind of collective reality, which enables language users to accommodate with apparent ease . Given the special circumstances which produce them, folk etymologies and the changes involved seem almost inevitable.
In our next episode discover how TINKINA began the process of linguistics sabotage to the present day.

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