David Crystal Quote: “English has been this vacuum cleaner…”

English has been this vacuum cleaner of a language, because of its history meeting up with the Romans and then the Danes, the Vikings and then the French and then the Renaissance with all the Latin and Greek and Hebrew in the background.

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Name: David Crystal
Profession: Educator
Nationality: English
Born: 1941
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