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I Survived the Great Vowel Shift

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hear some shifted vowels 7IreneF, Wednesday 9:56amignore
Designed to Confuse Our US Cousins 13bluepiano, August 31ignore
Sometimes y and w 123jed2264, May 19ignore
Pet peeve phrases IV 84rolandperkins, April 12ignore
What languages sound like 2Crypto-Willobie, March 8ignore
What is the great vowel shift? 36vpfluke, February 15ignore
English is a Scandinavian language 20erilarlo, February 4ignore
Your Malapropisms Tonight 5defaults, January 30ignore
"These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time" 3guido47, January 13ignore
Abolish the apostrophe 61Muscogulus, October 2013ignore
Why do Canadians say "eh" at the end of their sentences? 90Muscogulus, September 2013ignore
The Great Language Game 13jjwilson61, September 2013ignore
AT, ON and IN 5signature103, June 2013ignore
Getting closer to the Eurasian super-family 3elenchus, May 2013ignore
Generic pronouns. A proposal. 11luna_lovegood, April 2013ignore
Translation of an inscription 4timspalding, March 2013ignore
Latin to Romance... when? 24anglemark, January 2013ignore
Lies! Murder! Lexicography! 11MyopicBookworm, December 2012ignore
Grammar terminologies 4JDHomrighausen, October 2012ignore
Is it important to teach the phoenetic alphabet? 20MyopicBookworm, October 2012ignore
Words/phrases we love, because, well, they feel so good rolling off the tongue 105Tid, October 2012ignore
The 24-letter alphabet? 4Booksloth, August 2012ignore
One Legged Man 22TimofeyPavlovichPnin, August 2012ignore
Pet peeve phrases III 209jbbarret, August 2012ignore
Terst. 22krolik, June 2012ignore
The Lebanon 80CliffordDorset, May 2012ignore
Origins of common expressions 2jjmcgaffey, April 2012ignore
Languages of the World (Wide Web) 21vpfluke, December 2011ignore
Question about a certain degree? 7omboy, September 2011ignore
Scots language 5ed.pendragon, April 2011ignore
Phonetic Clues Hint Language Is Africa-Born 18prosfilaes, April 2011ignore
Where did that darn 'h' come from? 19katelisim, February 2011ignore
"Lit" became "Lighted"? 41Muscogulus, December 2010ignore
Hanged or Hung-- How would you answer this query? 40Fogies, December 2010ignore
Survival of the fittest? 22Rozax, November 2010ignore
The Death of Ancient Egyptian 12Cynara, November 2010ignore
English Dialects Survey 1anggarrgoon, November 2010ignore
Flying a kite 41jjwilson61, November 2010ignore
The Language of Dreams 44iblis, October 2010ignore
Excited for vs. about 17thegreattim, September 2010ignore
Earth or the Earth 17pokarekareana, July 2010ignore
Pet peeve phrases II 42ColaBooks, July 2010ignore
Drownding: Why the extra d? 11keristars, July 2010ignore
Me, myself 8msladylib, July 2010ignore
Pet peeve phrases 565jjmcgaffey, July 2010ignore
Where do the prescript/descript wings stand on spelling? 35midikiman, July 2010ignore
McWhorter's "The Story of Human Language" 9MJC1946, June 2010ignore
Which version of BDB is most useful? 2MarthaJeanne, June 2010ignore
Verbalising nouns 29nickphilosophos, June 2010ignore
Tracing the Rise of the Ubiquitous "Yes!" and the Rudely Pumped Fist 18ed.pendragon, June 2010ignore
"As for me" 14Naren559, May 2010ignore
nauseous, momentarily, quote 52Thrin, May 2010ignore
Let's Get Our Priorities Straight 14pinkozcat, May 2010ignore
The K-word (discussion of ethnic slur) 18keigu, May 2010ignore
Use of "we" in Victorian era 7keigu, May 2010ignore
question re: swearing in France 1889-1890 36overthemoon, April 2010ignore
International Phonetic Alphabet for 'my' 2MMcM, March 2010ignore
Introductory texts in different languages, universities 6Petroglyph, February 2010ignore
"As" vs "Like" 60Naren559, February 2010ignore
Is English Grammar Based on Latin Grammar and is that Bad? 32rolandperkins, February 2010ignore
language contact and historical analogies 2erilarlo, January 2010ignore
Visualizing words. 12CliffordDorset, January 2010ignore
A challenge to authors! 31suitable1, January 2010ignore
Languages group 48ambushedbyasnail, January 2010ignore
Farther and further 18erilarlo, January 2010ignore
Sites for Sore Eyes 61UtopianPessimist, December 2009ignore
"bored of... " 24atiara, December 2009ignore
Future Watching 6CliffordDorset, October 2009ignore
Here's another. 35MyopicBookworm, September 2009ignore
Mrs Yifnif 17mene, September 2009ignore
The Great Vowel Shift--Now a movie, opening in a theatre near you 7CliffordDorset, September 2009ignore
Here we go, another grammar question. 32jimroberts, August 2009ignore
Hesitant...The happiest days of my life were those studying linguistics; don't understand focus on p 34grammargoddess, August 2009ignore
How does a k turn into an s? 5nhlsecord, August 2009ignore
New One On Me 26msladylib, August 2009ignore
Women, fire, and dangerous things 7sharder, August 2009ignore
A joke. 3msladylib, August 2009ignore
Hyphenated Words 17Muscogulus, July 2009ignore
versing 9Watty, July 2009ignore
Favourite Theoretical Field? 10Choreocrat, June 2009ignore
Estuary English 18CliffordDorset, June 2009ignore
Words we hate because, well, they AREN'T WORDS! 97Muscogulus, May 2009ignore
Need a word. 38thorold, May 2009ignore
Historical Linguistics books 19haidiw, April 2009ignore
An impossible puzzle. 7monarchi, March 2009ignore
When newcomers to a language/region "choose" whether or not to assimilate 75timjones, March 2009ignore
à Kempis 10MyopicBookworm, March 2009ignore
grammar question 5tangerinealert, March 2009ignore
Resolve this Please? 23CliffordDorset, March 2009ignore
I Survived the Great Vowel Shift... 8bonniebooks, February 2009ignore
"off of" 11MyopicBookworm, January 2009ignore
Have versus Have Got 34haidiw, January 2009ignore
A vocab question. 4Fogies, December 2008ignore
The Way Rs are Written 33erilarlo, November 2008ignore
book recs for a newb 17Larxol, November 2008ignore
Regional American vowels...and weird shifts 15Naren559, November 2008ignore
Help understanding the difference btw Saxon, Norman, Celtic, Gallic, English 17Rood, November 2008ignore
awesome 36MrAndrew, October 2008ignore
Help in translation 2MMcM, September 2008ignore
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