Mother Tongue *popular penguin*
This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.
Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue is a hymn to the English language. In examining how a second-rate, mongrel tongue came to be the undisputed language of the globe. Bryson explores English from America to Australia and looks at, among other things, swearing, spelling, spoonerisms and Scrabble. No self-respecting English speaker should open his mouth without reading it.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: September 2008
Number of pages: 288
Width: 111 mm
Height: 181 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd