If you haven’t figured it out yet, I am a wordmonger. I love collecting and using words, stringing them together into sentences and paragraphs to tell a story, share a feeling, or convey a thought. And although I am not entirely proficient, I do try very hard to convey my thoughts, feelings and ideas online via the written word.
When attending university in California, I was required to take a course entitled, The History of English, and I loved it! I found knowing the roots of our language interesting. I thought perhaps you would too, or at the very least you will find this particular history of it amusing as it is presented here, and so I share with you a “tongue in cheek” view of…
THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH in 10 Minutes
Q: What do you find are the most difficult rule(s) to remember when speaking or writing in English? (This is for you native speakers of English too, so speak up!)