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  • Roger Blench (1953- ) is a British linguist, ethnomusicologist and development anthropologist. Roger Blench has also conducted research and evaluations of international development activities worldwide, as a consultant and formerly as a research fellow of the Overseas Development Institute in London. — “Roger Blench - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Hello, I'm Ben Blench. I live and work in Amsterdam, Netherlands as a Copywriter. I know a lot of stuff about language and communication. This is because a) I read a lot, and b) I studied lots of languages (French, German, Russian, Dutch) at school and university. — “User:Blench - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • However, only the Tagoi branch has noun classes, and Blench remarks that it appears to have been borrowed. number of Rashad languages varies among descriptions, from two (Williamson & Blench 2000), three (Ethnologue), to eight (Blench ms, shown here). — “Rashad languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Dost thou think that I, who have seen a town sacked, in which thousands of my Christian countrymen perished by sword, by flood, and by fire, will blench from my purpose for the outcries or screams of one single wretched Jew?–or thinkest thou that these swarthy slaves, who have neither law, country, nor conscience, but their master's will–who use the poison, or the stake, or the poniard, or the cord, at his slightest wink–thinkest thou that THEY will have mercy, who do not even understand the language in which it is asked?–Be wise, old man; discharge thyself of a portion of thy superfluous wealth; repay to the hands of a Christian a part of what thou hast acquired by the usury thou hast practised on those of his religion. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott
  • I could not sleep ONE WINK for thinking of what had become of my odious old monstre, and only got to rest in the morning after sending for Mr. Blench (for I was in a fever), who gave me a composing draught and left orders with Finette that I should be disturbed ON NO ACCOUNT. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray

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