The Resource The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson

The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson

Label
The mother tongue : English & how it got that way
Title
The mother tongue
Title remainder
English & how it got that way
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LPU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryson, Bill
Dewey number
420.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1072
LC item number
.B76 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
English language
Target audience
adult
Label
The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Pagination and publisher may vary
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 35
  • 4.
  • First Thousand Years
  • 46
  • 5.
  • Where Words Come From
  • 67
  • 6.
  • Pronunciation
  • 84
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Varieties of English
  • 99
  • 8.
  • Spelling
  • 117
  • 9.
  • Good English and Bad
  • 134
  • 10.
  • World's Language
  • Order out of Chaos
  • 147
  • 11.
  • Old World, New World
  • 161
  • 12.
  • English as a World Language
  • 179
  • 13.
  • Names
  • 11
  • 196
  • 14.
  • Swearing
  • 214
  • 15.
  • Wordplay
  • 225
  • 16.
  • Future of English
  • 239
  • 2.
  • Dawn of Language
  • 21
  • 3.
  • Global Language
Control code
ocm48652103
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780380715435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420.9 B848A ; XX-N ; NAL0705B ; NX0805BT2 ; DONE 06/2008 ; [A18BP211, #13, 4@15.99, LAP/ ]
System control number
(OCoLC)48652103
Label
The mother tongue : English & how it got that way, Bill Bryson
Publication
Note
  • Pagination and publisher may vary
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 35
  • 4.
  • First Thousand Years
  • 46
  • 5.
  • Where Words Come From
  • 67
  • 6.
  • Pronunciation
  • 84
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Varieties of English
  • 99
  • 8.
  • Spelling
  • 117
  • 9.
  • Good English and Bad
  • 134
  • 10.
  • World's Language
  • Order out of Chaos
  • 147
  • 11.
  • Old World, New World
  • 161
  • 12.
  • English as a World Language
  • 179
  • 13.
  • Names
  • 11
  • 196
  • 14.
  • Swearing
  • 214
  • 15.
  • Wordplay
  • 225
  • 16.
  • Future of English
  • 239
  • 2.
  • Dawn of Language
  • 21
  • 3.
  • Global Language
Control code
ocm48652103
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780380715435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420.9 B848A ; XX-N ; NAL0705B ; NX0805BT2 ; DONE 06/2008 ; [A18BP211, #13, 4@15.99, LAP/ ]
System control number
(OCoLC)48652103

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