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Episode from the podcastHow It Began: A History of the Modern World

The English Language: From a Dark Ages Dialect to Global Domination

Released Thursday, 20th July 2017
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In this episode, historian Brad Harris takes us back to collapse of the Roman Empire to reveal how the world's most popular and expressive language, English, emerged from the dimmest moment of the dark ages. Hear how English actually sounded a thousand years ago and discover how it evolved through the centuries by absorbing other languages.
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