How Dead Languages Work, Coulter H. George (Oxford University Press, 2020). “[T]he most that a translation can hope to do is to stimulate an interest.” – S. Eugene Scalia, 1937 Anyone who has studied a foreign language for more than about five minutes is familiar with the way languages
Delightful review. I'm currently a third of the way through Owen Barfield's History in English Words which is something like a guided tour of the archeological layers in the town you live in.
In response to footnote 2, I've read good things about God's Secretaries by Adam Nicolson.