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Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English

A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar.

Chapter 1. WE SPEAK A MISCEGENATED GRAMMAR

Chapter 2. A LESSON FROM THE CELTIC IMPACT

Chapter 3. WE SPEAK A BATTERED GRAMMAR

Chapter 4. DOES OUR GRAMMAR CHANNEL OUR THOUGHT?

Chapter 5. SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET

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