Grammar Girl (Mignon Fogarty) on the Strange History of the English Language

Grammar Girl (Mignon Fogarty) on the Strange History of the English Language

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Mignon Fogarty has spent years helping others sort out the extremely peculiar grammar of the English language. But in the course of her research on how to navigate the weirdness of English, she learned the why of the weirdness of English.

Did you know that egregious once meant outstandingly good? Or that the sport badminton comes from an English manor with a love of peculiar sports? Or that many of the words in the Oxford Dictionary of English got there from the suggestions of a serial killer? ... See More

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