If you are looking for an interesting, fun book to read, I have one for you.
Check out "The English is Coming! How One Language is Sweeping the World" by Leslie Dunton-Downer.
In this book Dunton-Downer discusses how the English language has become the number one language from everything from business and science, diplomacy , education, entertainment, environmentalism, socializing and more. She does this by examining the stories of more than 30 words and how they are understood around the world.
Some of the words the author goes into is:
Hello, Robot, Bikini, Shampoo, Jazz, Cocktail, Made in China, Film, Credit card, lol, Blog, Disco, Star, Business, Parking, T-shirt and many more. She does it in a fun and interesting way. You will find this to be a pretty quick read. You will learn a lot about the English language and how it relates around the world.
You can pick up this book at Amazon starting at $9.80.
Thanks to Simon & Schuster one lucky My Springfield Mommy reader will win a copy of this book.
Giveaway will end at 8pm on Sunday, October 31st
Winner will be chosen by Random.org and announced on Monday
Winner is responsible for replying with shipping info.
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Thanks to Simon & Schuster for my review copy as well as a copy for the giveaway winner.
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