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On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 11:05 PM, Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews
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> It's another language? I'm confused.
> I thought it was a simple form of another language.

No, a trade language is a kind of language. It's another word for a
pidgin: a sort of simplified hybrid of two languages that develops
when people who don't understand each other's native languages need to
trade.