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Now in paperback in the tradition of E H Gombrichs A Little History of the World a lively journey through the story of language With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemedrelevant In this charming volume a narrative history written explicitly for a young audience expert linguist David Crystal proves why the story of language deserves retellingFrom the first words of an infant to the peculiar modern dialect of text messaging A Little Book of Language ranges widely revealing languages myriad intricacies and uirks In animated fashion Crystal sheds light on the development of uniue linguistic styles the origins of obscure accents and the search for the first written word He discusses the plight of endangered languages as well as successful cases of linguistic revitalization Muchthan a history Crystals work looks forward to the future of language exploring the effect of technology on our day to day reading writing and speech Through enlightening tables diagrams and uizzes as well as Crystals avuncular and entertaining style A Little Book of Language will reveal the story of language to be a captivating tale for all ages This is a must read for anyone who is curious about how our ability to speak happ

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