Category Archives: English (the language)

Walt Whitman on the English language

    Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is the culling and composition of all. From this point of view, it stands for Language in the largest … Continue reading

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English and Shakespeare

  I am EXTREMELY grateful that English is my native language. In my humble opinion – it’s been said countless times – ’tis a glorious language. So rich in its origins and vocabulary; the history and shades of meaning that … Continue reading

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