The English language ‘laws’ you never knew you knew
Tic tock tic tock – Ablaut reduplication is waiting! Enjoy this short video. – SA. The English language has no government, but sometimes, you’ll come across an odd ‘law’ that has been passed on from generation to generation, and most of us use them.
Lexicographer, etymologist and broadcaster Susie Dent looks into these linguistic quirks.