The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
2016 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson

One of the last books I read in 2016 was The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson. I've written about Bryson on the blog before--I reviewed his One Summer and his two books on British travel, as well as mentioning his hilarious book A Walk in the Woods this past summer. Well, I'm back with another of his books… Continue reading The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson

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Quick Link: Shakespeare’s Pronunciation 

Happy Saturday! I'm always stumbling across cool videos and links on Facebook, but I thought this one was especially relevant. I've been reading through Shakespeare's histories, and this video is really good background information. I've always wondered why Shakespeare's poems never quite rhymed. Even if you aren't a Shakespeare fan, you should check this one out. Apparently Elizabethan… Continue reading Quick Link: Shakespeare’s Pronunciation