Bill Bryson Quote
Entirely incidentally, a little-known fact about Shakespeare is that his father moved to Stratford-upon-Avon from a nearby village shortly before his son's birth. Had he not done so, the Bard of Avon would instead be known as the rather less ringing Bard of Snitterfield.
The Mother Tongue (ed. William Morrow Paperbacks, 1990) - ISBN: 9780380715435