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Why Do Languages Change?
Why Do Languages Change
Author: Larry Trask
The first recorded English name for the make-up we now call blusher was paint, in 1660. In the 1700s a new word, rouge, displaced paint, and remained in standard usage for around two centuries. Then, in 1965, an advertisement coined a new word for the product: blusher. Each generation speaks a little differently, and every language is constantl...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780521546935
ISBN-10: 0521546931
Publication Date: 2/1/2010
Pages: 210
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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