Global Mother Tongue by Howard Richler
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Global Mother Tongue
By Howard Richler

Global Mother Tongue

The Eight Flavours of English

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Global Mother Tongue by Howard Richler

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Celebrating a language that is spoken by 1.6 billion people, this entertaining analysis explores the international growth of English and gives an in-depth examination of its history. Explaining the differences and similarities between the eight English-languages--African, American, Australian/New Zealand, British, Canadian, Caribbean, East Asian, and South Asian--this survey reflects on both dialect and usage. With humor and fascinating facts, the book illustrates the changes implemented by English and evaluates the impact of other languages on English, asserting that it is truly the first global tongue.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550652154
ISBN-10: 155065215X
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Vehicule Press
Publisher: Vehicule Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Howard Richler

Howard Richler is a life-time logophile who has served as a language columnist for several newspapers and magazines. He is presently working on three new books about language: an analysis of English language wit; a col-lection of word puzzles; and a book for children exploring the magic of word origins. He makes his home in Montreal.

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