University of Winchester - A tour of the mother tongue

March 13, 2008

A centre focused on the history of the English language was launched at the University of Winchester last week. The English Project aims to establish a visitor attraction in Winchester that will allow visitors to explore the global evolution of English "from a mixed tongue of three tribes to the shared speech of 2 billion people", the university said. The goal is to open the attraction in the spring of 2012 as part of the London Olympics cultural programme.

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