History of English in Its Own Words

Carver, Craig M. A History of English in Its Own Words. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.

Over 750 words with interesting etymologies arranged chronologically, and divided into six periods corresponding to periods in the history of the language. Superb scholarship and an innovative method of explaining the history of the English language.

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