Popular Penguins: Mother Tongue

Popular Penguins: Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson


ISBN
9780141037462
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Paperback
Pages
288
Dimensions
111 x 181mm

Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue is a hymn to the English language. In examining how a second-rate, mongrel tongue came to be the undisputed language of the globe. Bryson explores English from America to Australia and looks at, among other things, swearing, spelling, spoonerisms and Scrabble. No self-respecting English speaker should open his mouth without reading it.
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Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue is a hymn to the English language. In examining how a second-rate, mongrel tongue came to be the undisputed language of the globe. Bryson explores English from America to Australia and looks at, among other things, swearing, spelling, spoonerisms and Scrabble. No self-respecting English speaker should open his mouth without reading it.
ISBN:
9780141037462
Publication Date:
01 / 09 / 2008
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
111 x 181mm

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