Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

Author: John McWhorter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440634048
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This is the book that language aficionados worldwide have been waiting for (and no, it’s not a sin to end a sentence with a preposition).

The Language Hoax

Author: John H. McWhorter
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199361606
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This short, opinionated book addresses the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which argues that the language we speak shapes the way we perceive the world. Linguist John McWhorter argues that while this idea is mesmerizing, it is plainly wrong.

The New Yorker

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"The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language," and several books on
Creole. A new book, "Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of
English." comes out in October. He is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute
and writes a column for the New York Sun. Leslie Sanchez is the C.E.O. of
Impacto Group LLC, a market-research firm focussing on Hispanics and women.
Previously, she served as the executive director of the White House Initiative on
Educational ...

Mr Meeson S Will

Author: H. Rider Haggard
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1587154986
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However, despite the importance of the Quaterman books, many of Haggard's other novels are interesting in their own right. "Nada the Lily" is the first of four books about the Zulus, all of which are excellent.