The History of English Spelling
September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day.
- Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else
- Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info
- Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography
- Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series