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Title: 
  • The Importance of Being English. A Look at French and Latin Loanwords in English
Submitted: 
  • January 2011
Abstract: 
  • 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

Accepted: 
  • Jan 20, 2011
URI: 
  • http://hdl.handle.net/1946/7357


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