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Read A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, a Hilarious & Informative Collection of Early Modern English Slang (1785)

Read a classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue. This dictionary gives great insight not just of vulgarities, but helps track culture and the way English lexis and register change. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OpenCulture/~3/dRcgP65A8SY/read-a-classical-dictionary-of-the-vulgar-tongue-a-hilarious-informative-compilation-of-early-modern-english-slang-1785.html

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The History of English Podcast

The History of English Podcast: Episode 100: Decoding English This episode has great background on /ts/ /j/ /y/. Great for Latina and Greek cognates is Spanish and English. http://historyofenglishpodcast.com/2017/09/25/episode-100-decoding-english/

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My name is not teacher, and neither is yours.

Learning English is a difficult endeavor.  It is more so when English is a foreign language and real world exposure is limited.  Exposure to a single English speaker or small group in a classroom setting makes learning effective English even more difficult.  This blog examines some of the aspects of The Prussian Schooling System (Cubberley, 1920 pp. 455-89) prevalent in…

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