How the ass became a donkey

@article{Fairman1994HowTA,
  title={How the ass became a donkey},
  author={Tony Fairman},
  journal={English Today},
  year={1994},
  volume={10},
  pages={29 - 36}
}
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  • Published 1 October 1994
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  • English Today
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