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A co-worker recommended this book to me, and I enjoyed reading it.
And not only is Mr. McWhorter's book THE MOST INFORMATIVE BOOK ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGAUGE but it's also a fun read, amusing and humorous.
Linguist John McWhorter in his latest work advances a very well argued contrarian view of the development of the English language.
At times John McWhorter can be a little wordy or seems to ramble on and on repeating himself many times, but overall it is a good read. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Erica
Half done with it, but it's so amazing. It's informative and really funny.Published 1 month ago by Luis
This is a great book, it builds a very lucid and compelling case for highlighting how the grammatical structures of English, not just its lexicon, have developed through continuous... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Malleus Maleficarum
If you wonder about those words in the crossword puzzle, this book will help you understand. It's NOT a novel so be prepared to study.Published 1 month ago by judi
I believe that if the book accomplished everything it claimed it would, then it would have been a fantastic book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Shawn C.