The eccentric irregularity of the verb to be.

Why Is the Verb “to Be” Irregular in So Many Languages?

Why Is the Verb “to Be” Irregular in So Many Languages?

A show about the mysteries of English.
June 27 2017 11:47 AM

The Eccentric Irregularity of Being

The enduring unusualness of the verb to be.

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In this episode, John McWhorter explores the enduring eccentricity of the verb to be.

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