Mother tongue : the story of the English language / Bill Bryson.
Publication year: 2009
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: London : Viking, 2009.
ISBN: 9780141040080 (pbk): 9.99 0141040084 : 9.99
Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1990.
Packed with fascinating facts on the English language, 'Mother Tongue' is an entertaining and didactic investigation of the influence and distribution of the language worldwide and its origins as a second-rate tongue spoken by peasants.
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288 p. ; 20 cm.
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