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Gender and the English Language Posted by on Nov 10, 2016

In many languages, nouns have a specific gender. They can be masculine, feminine, or even gender-neutral. Definite and indefinite articles, as well as adjectives, generally agree with the gender. Germanic and most Nordic languages have three forms of gender. Latinate languages have only two genders for everything. In French, for example, a garden is masculine…

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The origins of English Posted by on Apr 12, 2016

English is a language with an interesting history and evolution. What do you know about the history of the English language? If you want to know more about how English came to be the language it is today read on. English is a Germanic language that was first spoken in the country that is now…

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