Title Sumer Is Icumen In: Our Ever-changing Language.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Very good condition. Library discard.
Edition First Printing.
Publisher Crown Publishers, New York: 1978.
0517532255 / 9780517532256
Seller ID 67355X1
Traces the evolution of the English language over the centuries, discussing the influence of other languages upon it, euphemisms, and slang. Sometimes witty and never boring, this much-needed book introduces young people to the ways in which the English language has developed over the centuries.
(Key Words: English Language, Howard Greenfield, History, Juvenile Literature).