Objects & Places from The Mother Tongue

Bill Bryson
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The United Kingdom - This consists of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Each of these areas has experienced long-term language shift. This shift is generally toward English and away from other regional languages such as Welsh, Gaelic, and Cornish.

Wales - Historically, this country has been dominated by England and its citizens forced to speak English. In modern times, however, there is a great deal of interest in preserving its indigenous language and culture.

Ireland - This country was controlled by Britain for many centuries until it gained independence in the modern era. It has worked diligently to preserve and restore the Gaelic language as a sign of national pride. Unfortunately, these attempts have proven unsuccessful and the language is quickly disappearing.

London - This city is the capital of Great Britain and also the center of printing for the English language. For this reason, its...

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