A History of English in Its Own Wordsby Craig M. Carver
Each chapter opens with an overview of the period it covers, but the histories of the individual words give the/i>
In A History of English in Its Own Words, author Craig M. Carver traces the history of more than 750 words in order of their entrance into the English language, thus unfolding the intriguing story of the culture from which the language arose.
Each chapter opens with an overview of the period it covers, but the histories of the individual words give the most insight into the life and times of the language. Peppered with odd anecdotes and historical facts, this book should be a great addition to the library of any language lover.
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