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Don’t Believe A Word – The Truth About Language

A mind-boggling journey through the phenomenon of language, busting nine common myths about humanity's greatest achievement THINK YOU KNOW LANGUAGE? THINK AGAINA word's origin doesn't tell you what it means todayThere are languages that change when your mother-in-law is presentMistakes don't undermine English, they lay its foundationsThe language you speak…
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That’s The Way It Crumbles – Is America devouring the English Language?

Are we tired of being asked to take the elevator, sick of being offered fries and told about the latest movie? Yeah. Have we noticed the sly interpolation of Americanisms into our everyday speech? It's a no-brainer. And are we outraged? Hell, yes. But do we deny anything? Too much…
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