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2. What did Jonathan Swift want?

  • A return to Shakespearean language and to protect and purify the language
  • A return to middle english because it was more appropriate
  • To put a stop to all language change

3. When was Johnson's dictionary of the English language published?

  • 1755
  • 1655

4. When was the Great Vowel Shift?

  • 1200-1450
  • 1066-1200
  • 1450-1800

5. When did Caxton introduce the printing press?

  • 1586
  • 1476
  • 1066

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