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Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language
Inventing English A Portable History of the Language
Author: Seth Lerer
Why is there such a striking difference between English spelling and English pronunciation? How did our seemingly relatively simple grammar rules develop? What are the origins of regional dialect, literary language, and everyday speech, and what do they have to do with you? Seth Lerer's Inventing English is a masterful, engaging history ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780231137942
ISBN-10: 023113794X
Publication Date: 3/16/2007
Pages: 305
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Publisher: Columbia University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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