Sir Walter Scott
Edited by Jane Stevenson and Peter Davidson
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By Anatoly Liberman The size of our passive vocabulary depends on the volume of our reading.Â Those who grew up in the seventies of the twentieth century read little in their childhood and youth, and had minimal exposure to classical literature even in their own language. Their children are, naturally, still more ignorant. I have often heard the slogan: 'Don't generalize!' and I am not. I am speaking about a mass phenomenon, not about exceptional cases.
Posted on October 10, 2012
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