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Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language
Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language
Bill Bryson
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Who would have thought that a book about the English language would be so entertaining? Certainly not this grammar-allergic reviewer, but The Mother Tongue pulls it off admirably. Bill Bryson--a zealot--is the right man for the job. Who else could rhapsodise about "the colourless murmur of ... Read More

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