Mighty Red Pen

July 18, 2011

Everything you wanted to know about English … in 10 minutes

Filed under: Wordsworthy — mighty red pen @ 5:08 pm
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H/t to Mr. Verb for leading me to the History of English in 10 Minutes. Here’s Chapter 1 (and I also particularly recommend Chapter 3: Shakespeare and Chapter 7: The Age of the Dictionary).

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Bonus MRP moment: This lady calls herself Grammar Spice. That in and of itself amuses me.

1 Comment »

  1. Just came upon this and it’s great. Love that the English language “began with the phrase up yours.” Hilarious.

    Comment by Lauren Gundrum — August 5, 2011 @ 12:43 pm | Reply


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