Have polyglots really got all those languages down?
It seems like a lot of language-related blogs and websites I come across are fed up with polyglots. Not every polyglot, but those on YouTube or in clickbait ads, touting their ability to speak dozens of languages and offering to teach you how to do the same (for a price). These showy polyglots’ appeal is easy to understand: It’s pretty amazing to see someone effortlessly switch from one language to another…to another. And it’s awesome to think that you, too, could learn to