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The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
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Jul 26, 11

bookshelves: abandoned, 2011, nerd-lit, non-fiction

A lot of this information I already learned in my college linguistics classes, so although it's interesting, it was a bit of a review. What really made me give up on the book was Bryson's tendency towards long, monotonous lists of words.

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