Mother Tongue

Stephanie Hysmith sh120888 at OHIO.EDU
Wed Dec 1 03:42:22 UTC 1999

Andrea wrote:
>I'm reading Bill Bryson's "Mother Tongue". I would like to hear from folks on
>this list how accurate they think the data is that Bill provides.
>I must admit I'm really enjoying it.
I can't evaluate how accurate all of it is, but this book was my first
introduction to Cockney rhyming slang, which I find fascinating. My British
husband confirmed Bryson's description of it. I enjoy the book too.


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