The Story of English in 100 Words

The Story of English in 100 Words

Book - 2012
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In this entertaining history of the world's most ubiquitous language, an expert on the English language draws on 100 words that best illustrate the huge variety of sources, influences, and events that have helped to shape the vernacular since the first definitively English word (roe) was written down on the femur of a roe deer in the fifth century
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012, c2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781250003461
1250003466
Branch Call Number: 422 Crys
Characteristics: xxi, 260 p. : ill

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FRANCYNE PELCHAR May 02, 2012

Very informative and fun. can be read in bits, non sequentially.

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