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Past Is Prologue

How Far Back in Time Could a Modern English Speaker Go and Still Communicate?

The transition from Old English to Modern English was a process, not an event

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Changes in language don’t occur overnight, though slang terms come in and out of use relatively quickly and new words are invented while others fall…




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Kathy Copeland Padden

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