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MARCH 30, 2012
Adventures with the English Language

Have you ever been extraordinarily frustrated with trying to spell words in the English language? Ever wonder why we have such challenging spelling bees? Well, these books will give you some historical perspective on how the English language has evolved over the years. You will learn about the impact various invaders have had on the development of English. These books will take you on an historical adventure revealing how a language from a small island has become the world’s lingua franca.

 Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue the Untold History of English
John McWhorter

 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert McCrum
 
 
 

 

  
Robert McCrum
 
 
 

 

 
Bill Bryson
 
 

 


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