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  • robinsonmf
    http://www.bl.uk/evolvingenglish/index.html In this ground-breaking exhibition, the roots of Old English, slang dictionaries, medieval manuscripts,
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 19, 2010
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      http://www.bl.uk/evolvingenglish/index.html
      In this ground-breaking exhibition, the roots of Old English, slang dictionaries, medieval manuscripts, advertisements and newspapers from around the world come together - alongside everyday texts and dialect sound recordings. Follow the social, cultural and historical influences on the English language... and see how it's still evolving today

      http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/evolvingenglish/
      About this blog
      Evolving English is the first exhibition (running 12 Nov 2010 - 3 Apr 2011) to explore the English language in all its national and international diversity. Iconic collection items are set alongside engaging everyday texts and sound recordings to show the many social, cultural and historical strands from which the language is woven. Huge events and learning programme too.

      Blog witten by the exhibition's curators: Adrian Edwards, Jonnie Robinson and Roger Walshe.
    • Susan Thomas
      Fascinating! Wish I could go - had a god time wandering about the website anyway. Thank you for posting this. A.S. ... -- Kind regards, *Susan Thomas* Emphron
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 21, 2010
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        Fascinating! Wish I could go - had a god time wandering about the website anyway. Thank you for posting this.

        A.S.

        On 19 November 2010 23:30, robinsonmf <robinsonrepepys@...> wrote:
         

        http://www.bl.uk/evolvingenglish/index.html
        In this ground-breaking exhibition, the roots of Old English, slang dictionaries, medieval manuscripts, advertisements and newspapers from around the world come together - alongside everyday texts and dialect sound recordings. Follow the social, cultural and historical influences on the English language... and see how it's still evolving today

        http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/evolvingenglish/
        About this blog
        Evolving English is the first exhibition (running 12 Nov 2010 - 3 Apr 2011) to explore the English language in all its national and international diversity. Iconic collection items are set alongside engaging everyday texts and sound recordings to show the many social, cultural and historical strands from which the language is woven. Huge events and learning programme too.

        Blog witten by the exhibition's curators: Adrian Edwards, Jonnie Robinson and Roger Walshe.




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        Kind regards,



        Susan Thomas

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