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A Date with Language: Fascinating Facts, Events and Stories for Every Day of the Year

A collection of 366 facts about language to enliven each day of the year. In this ingenious and diverse collection of 366 stories, events and facts about language, David Crystal presents a selec..

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An Admirable Point: A Brief History of the Exclamation Mark!

Few punctuation marks elicit quite as much love or hate as the exclamation mark. It's bubbly and exuberant, an emotional amplifier whose flamboyantly dramatic gesture lets the reader know: here be fee..

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

The third edition of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics is an authoritative and invaluable reference source covering every aspect of its wide-ranging field. In 3,250 entries the Dictionary s..

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Describing Morphosyntax: A Guide for Field Linguists

This book is a guide for linguistic fieldworkers who wish to write a description of the morphology and syntax of one of the world's many underdocumented languages. It offers readers who work through i..

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Doing Research

This concise and easy-to-use guide provides students with the skills needed for planning and doing research well, whatever their course of study. Short, succinct chapters take students through the pro..

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Interesting Stories about Curious Words: From Stealing Thunder to Red Herrings

Join Susie Dent, lexicographer extraordinaire and Queen of Countdown's Dictionary Corner, on a curious and exceedingly interesting adventure through all the very best RED HERRINGS, COCK AND BULL STORI..

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Introductory Phonology

## Please check Price and availability before ordering, thank you ## Accessible, succinct, and including numerous student-friendly features, this introductory textbook offers an exceptional foun..

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Language City: The Fight to Preserve Endangered Mother Tongues

Half of all 7,000-plus human languages may disappear over the next century and - because many have never been recorded - when they're gone, it will be forever. Ross Perlin, a linguist and co-director ..

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Mother Tongue

Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue is a hymn to the English language. In examining how a second-rate, mongrel tongue came to be the undisputed language of the globe, Bryson explores English from America to A..

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My Grammar and I

A runaway hit and "Sunday Times" bestseller in 2008, "My Grammar and I" has continued to grow in popularity, becoming the go-to guide for grammar. Repackaged with a fresh jacket design, this much-love..

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Nine Nasty Words

The New York Times bestseller now in paperback. One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues cu..

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Practice of English Language Teaching 5E

The highly acclaimed Practice of English Language Teaching is the essential guide for teachers of English in a wide range of contexts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect new developments in..

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The Ancient Art of Thinking For Yourself: The Power of Rhetoric in Polarized Times

How rhetoric-the art of persuasion-can help us navigate an age of misinformation, conspiracy theories, and political acrimony The discipline of rhetoric was the keystone of Western educatio..

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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

A truly original book in every sense of the word, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows poetically defines emotions that we all feel but don't have the words to express, until now-from the creator of the ..

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The Grammar Daily: 365 Quick Tips for Successful Writing from Grammar Girl

One hundred million podcast downloads say it all: Mignon Fogarty's kicky, practical, and easy-to-remember advice about style and usage has won her fans across the globe. Her first book, Grammar Girl's..

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The Language Puzzle: How We Talked Our Way Out of the Stone Age

'Wonderful ... A remarkably comprehensive biography of the single most important thing we all share - language' Robin Dunbar The relationship between language, thought and culture is of concern t..

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Thirty-Two Words for Field: Lost Words of the Irish Landscape

Rediscover the lost words of an ancient land in this new and updated edition of an international bestseller. Most people associate Britain and Ireland with the English language, a vast, sprawling..

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Why Is This a Question?: Everything About the Origins and Oddities of Language You Never Thought to Ask

Why don't eleven and twelve end in -teen? The rest of our counting system sits in neatly arithmetical sets of ten, so why do these two rulebreakers seem so at odds with the numbers that follow them? ..

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Word Perfect: Etymological Entertainment Every Day

'Susie Dent is a one-off. She breathes life and fun into words and language' Pam Ayres 'Susie Dent is a national treasure' Richard Osman Welcome to a year of wonder with Susie De..

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Words from the Heart: An Emotional Dictionary

Whether it's the distress of a bad haircut (AGE-OTORI) or longing for the food someone else is eating (GROAKING), the pleasure found in other people's happiness (CONFELICITY) or the shock of jumping i..

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You're All Talk: why we are what we speak

Why do we have different accents and where do they come from? Why do you say 'tomayto' and I say 'tomahto?' And is one way of speaking better than another? In You're All Talk, linguist Rob Drummo..

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