The Mother Tongue Quiz

Bill Bryson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Which two languages have found some purpose in international communications? (from Chapter 12 English as a World Language)


What has been added to the British vocabulary in spite of academic protests? (from Chapter 11 Old World New World)


The tendency to change names and pronunciations occurs _____________________. (from Chapter 13 Names)


In whose work can inconsistent spelling be found due to the event of #67? (from Chapter 6 Pronunciation)


Who were two champions for the simplification of English spelling? (from Chapter 8 Spelling)

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