Bill Bryson Quote

Language, never forget, is more fashion than science, and matters of usage, spelling, and pronunciation tend to wander around like hemlines.


The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got That Way (1990)

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Language, never forget, is more fashion than science, and matters of usage, spelling, and pronunciation tend to wander around like hemlines.

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Language, never forget, is more fashion than science, and matters of usage, spelling, and pronunciation tend to wander around like hemlines.

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Language, never forget, is more fashion than science, and matters of usage, spelling, and pronunciation tend to wander around like hemlines.

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Language, never forget, is more fashion than science, and matters of usage, spelling, and pronunciation tend to wander around like hemlines.