[Spellyans] Why learn Cornish?
EDDIE_CLIMO at YAHOO.CO.UK
Tue May 1 18:02:00 IST 2012
Henry Jenner famously had a simple answer to the question, 'Why should a Cornishman learn Cornish?'
Recently reported research from the US Northwestern University suggests that learning a second language 'boosts your brain power' and 'fine-tunes' your little grey cells—presumably even if you aren't either Cornish or male!
Mind you, they also claim that bilinguals perform better at separating out speech from background noise. Despite speaking several languages, that's something I've always been very poor at doing!
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