The Story of English in 100 Words

The Story of English in 100 Words

The world's foremost expert on the English language takes us on an entertaining and eye-opening tour of the history of our vernacular through the ages.

In The Story of English in 100 Words, an entertaining history of the world's most ubiquitous language, David Crystal draws on one hundred words that best illustrate the huge variety of sources, influences and events that have helped to shape our vernacular since the first definitively English word—‘roe'—was written… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (March 27, 2012)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Language: English


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