Language Change- Key Events

Language Change Over Time- Key Events 

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Language Change- Key Events
Old English (OE) (formerly Anglo-Saxon) - 400-1150
Middle English (ME) - 1150-1450
Early Modern English (EmodE) - 1450-1700
Late Modern English (LmodE) ­ 1700- to the present
Present Day English (PDE)
Key Events:
The Black Death ­ 1350
Caxton's Printing Press ­ 1476
1st English Dictionary (Cawdrey) ­ 1604
King James Bible ­ 1611
1st Newspaper (The Daily Current) ­ 1702
Johnson's Dictionary ­ 1755
Noah Webster's American English Dictionary ­ 1828
1st Rail Journey ­ 1837
1t Car Invented ­ 1885
Start of WW ­ 1914
British Broadcast Cooperation (BBC) is founded ­ 1922
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) ­ 1928
Internet Offered to Public ­ 1992

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