How the English Language Became the World's Language
By Robert McCrum
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393062557, 331pp.)
Publication Date: May 2010
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English rose from humble beginnings to become a language that's spoken by people from every corner of the Earth. In Globish, Robert McCrum tells the story of how a mongrel language slowly took the world by storm. More at NPR.org
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