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English Grammar Through the Years

Penguin Random House Publishing
Bad English: a history of linguistic aggravation by Ammon Shea

The history of the English language could be called tumultuous. Grammarians have long battled over which way or ways of speaking or writing are correct. This hour, a discussion about the history of English's grammar rules, and how the rules are constantly being re-written.


This show originally aired on June 29, 2015 at 11 a.m.