Global Wording

The Fascinating Story of the Evolution of English
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (1.25 hours)
Product Number: Z100124659
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781427203298
Narrator/s: Charles Hodgson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Description

In the same engaging style and humor that has attracted 4.5 million downloads of the Podictionary podcast, Global Wording traces the development of our language using easily recognizable milestones such as Beowulf, William the Conqueror, Chaucer and Shakespeare. Rather than relying on scores of dates and boring facts, Hodgson instead punctuates his story with anecdotes about why these characters were so memorable, as well as interesting details on how we know what we know and the conditions of life over the years as they affected the growth of our language.

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Author(s): Charles Hodgson
Original Publish Date: May 27, 2008

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