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Today’s Audible Daily Deal is Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of English, written and read by John McWhorter [Audible Studios].

Today’s Audible Daily Deal is Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of English, written and read by John McWhorter [Audible Studios].

Infinitives in English Grammar: C.S. Lewis's observation contains two infinitive phrases--one <a href="http://grammar.about.com/od/pq/g/Passive-Infinitive.htm"><i>passive</i></a> ("to be understood") and the other <i>active</i> ("to understand")

Infinitives in English Grammar

Infinitives in English Grammar: C.S. Lewis's observation contains two infinitive phrases--one <a href="http://grammar.about.com/od/pq/g/Passive-Infinitive.htm"><i>passive</i></a> ("to be understood") and the other <i>active</i> ("to understand")

Ya, I've been reading & hearing English actually does have backwards grammar structure when compared with the majority of the world's other languages, FYI. I.e. Check out "Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue, The untold story of English" book by John McWhorter.

Ya, I've been reading & hearing English actually does have backwards grammar structure when compared with the majority of the world's other languages, FYI. I.e. Check out "Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue, The untold story of English" book by John McWhorter.

This video goes over parellel structure. It talks about about balancing sentences so that they have a nicer flow. It gives lots of examples on how to use and how not to use parellel structure.

This video goes over parellel structure. It talks about about balancing sentences so that they have a nicer flow. It gives lots of examples on how to use and how not to use parellel structure.

A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar. Why do we say "I am reading a catalog" instead of "I read a catalog"? Why do we say "do" at all? Is the way we speak a reflection of our cultural values? Delving into these provocative topics and more, Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue distills hundreds of years of fascinating lore into one lively history.

A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar. Why do we say "I am reading a catalog" instead of "I read a catalog"? Why do we say "do" at all? Is the way we speak a reflection of our cultural values? Delving into these provocative topics and more, Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue distills hundreds of years of fascinating lore into one lively history.

5 Books That Explain the Evolution of the English Language

5 Books That Explain the Evolution of the English Language

A house needs a good foundation. Likewise, to speak a language, you need a firm understanding of grammar. Here are some basic rules you will…

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