A biography of the English language

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 386 pages
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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Extremely boring, extremely fascinated. I've never been so intrigued whilst snoring. It's like reading your own family history--not particularly impressive, but it's your own and every minutia is grand because it's so much a part of your day to day existence. Read full review

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User Review  - Jamilah - Goodreads

A little tedious to read at times, but full of fascinating information nonetheless. (I especially loved the little anecdote about the nickname the French gave the British during the Hundred-Years' War ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
Demarcating the History of English
13
The Phonemes of PresentDay American English
22
Copyright

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