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100 1  Trask, R. L.|q(Robert Lawrence),|d1944-2004.|0http:// 
245 10 Why do languages change? /|cR.L. Trask ; revised by Robert
       McColl Millar. 
264  1 Cambridge ;|aNew York :|bCambridge University Press,
300    1 online resource (xi, 198 pages) :|billustrations 
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504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and 
505 0  How do languages change? -- Why are languages always 
       changing? -- Where do words come from? -- Skunk-Leek--my 
       kind of town: what's in a name? -- Where does English come
       from? -- Why is American English different from British 
       English? -- Why is English spelling so eccentric? -- Which
       is the oldest language? -- Some final thoughts. 
520 1  "The first recorded English name for the make-up we now 
       call blusher was paint, in 1660. In the 1700s a new word, 
       rouge, displaced paint, and remained in standard usage for
       around two centuries. Then, in 1965, an advertisement 
       coined a new word for the product: blusher. Each 
       generation speaks a little differently, and every language
       is constantly changing. It is not only words that change, 
       every aspect of a language changes over time - 
       pronunciation, word-meanings and grammar. Packed with 
       fascinating examples of changes in the English language 
       over time, this book explores the origin of words and 
       place names, the differences between British and American 
       English, and the apparent eccentricities of the English 
       spelling system. Amusingly written yet deeply instructive,
       it will be enjoyed by anyone involved in studying the 
       English language and its history, as well as anyone 
       interested in how and why languages change."--Jacket. 
588 0  Print version record. 
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700 1  Millar, Robert McColl,|d1966-|0
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       |tWhy do languages change?|dCambridge ; New York : 
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990    eBooks on EBSCOhost|bEBSCO eBook Subscription Academic 
       Collection - North America|c2019-04-05|yAdded to 
       collection netlibrary.academicna|5OHN 

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