The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins | 160.7MB
English | Category: Audio Books
English is changing all around us. We see this in new words such as bling and email, and from the loss of old forms such as shall. Its a human impulse to play with language and to create new words and meanings�but also to worry about the decay of language. Does text messaging signal the end of �pure English�? Why do teenagers pepper their sentences with like and you know?