9780141015934

The Stories of English

Crystal, David

ISBN 10: 0141015934 / 0-14-101593-4
ISBN 13: 9780141015934
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited
Publication Date: 2005

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Crystal offers the reader with not only the authoritative history of standard English, but also narrates the stories of the dialects of English, showing how they influenced the development of standard English. Numerous panels describe word histories and look in detail at specific idiosyncracies.

 

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