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The Importance of Being English. A Look at French and Latin Loanwords in English
This essay examines twenty six synonym pairs in English, looks at their etymology and briefly explains where they come from and how they work in a sentence.
It discusses what was happening in England at the time theses words came into English. Finally this essay shows how any language is only as important as its speakers