The Resource The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson

The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson

Label
The mother tongue : English & how it got that way
Title
The mother tongue
Title remainder
English & how it got that way
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a journey through the intricacies, puzzles, and quirks of the English language, tracing the history of English from its earliest origins to the present day
Cataloging source
GSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryson, Bill
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1072
LC item number
.B76 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
Label
The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published by arrangement with William Morrow and Company, Inc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world's language -- The dawn of language -- Global language -- The first thousand years -- Where words come from -- Pronunciation -- Varieties of English -- Spelling -- Good English and bad -- Order out of chaos -- Old world, new world -- English as a world language -- Names -- Swearing -- Wordplay -- The future of English
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780688078959
Lccn
89077521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20934335
  • (OCoLC)ocm20934335
Label
The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson
Link
Publication
Note
Published by arrangement with William Morrow and Company, Inc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world's language -- The dawn of language -- Global language -- The first thousand years -- Where words come from -- Pronunciation -- Varieties of English -- Spelling -- Good English and bad -- Order out of chaos -- Old world, new world -- English as a world language -- Names -- Swearing -- Wordplay -- The future of English
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780688078959
Lccn
89077521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20934335
  • (OCoLC)ocm20934335

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