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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 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? Based on the enormous success of his video and lecture series and the widespread p...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780231510769
ISBN-10: 0231510764
Pages: 305
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Publisher: Columbia University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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