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    history of English

    can i ask question? guys where is the original English language originated?

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    Re: history of English

    Quote Originally Posted by uge25 View Post
    May I ask question? Where did the English language originate?
    - Always capitalize the first words of sentences.
    - Always capitalize the word I.
    - Can asks about ability. May asks for permission.
    - We're not all guys.

    That's a good question for you to Google or look into at the library. The British Isles have been settled by many people over the centuries, so English is a mash-up of many languages. There are elements of Germanic languages (including Old English), French, Latin, Greek, and more.
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    Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 27-Feb-2017 at 15:16.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: history of English

    When you Google your question, you'll find that English originated in England.
    I am not a teacher.

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