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Crystal, David Stories of English
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Crystal, DAVID

The Stories of English

€ 20.95

When and why did 'thou' disappear from Standard English? Would a Victorian Cockney have said 'observation' or 'hobservation'? Was Jane Austen making a mistake when she wrote 'Jenny and James are walked to Charmonth this afternoon'? This superbly well-informed - and also wonderfully entertaining - history of the English language answers all these questions, showing how the many strands of English (Standard English, dialect and slang among them) developed to create the richly-varied language of today.

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Paperback / softback
Januari 2005
408 gram
197 x 127 x 29 mm
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