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The World in Words

How English nearly got a language academy

0:00 | Jul 24th, 2014

Back in the 17th century there was a big move to create rules for English, based on Latin. The man behind it, poet John Dryden, thought that Shakespeare and others had turned English into an unruly me...Show More