This animated history of the English language is wonderful

Ever wondered about the history of the English Language? Watch this 10 minite animated video for a short introduction follow this link http://io9.com/this-animated-history-of-the-english-language-is-wonder-1464423756

Did you know that Breedon-on-the-Hill is made up from the Celtic word for hill “bre” and the Anglo-Saxon word for “don”? This translates to Hill Hill on the Hill.

What other examples can you find? Clicl here for the English Place Name website.

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