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Amglish in, like, ten easy lessons : a celebration of the new world lingo

Author: Arthur E Rowse; John G Doherty
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2011.
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Amglish in, Like, Ten Easy Lessons: A Celebration of the New World Lingo, by Arthur Rowse and with illustrations by John Doherty, describes how Amglish, or American English influenced by online grammar and syntax, has begun to dominate our global language. Featuring an ironic manual on how to use this developing language, Amglish is a light and highly entertaining addition to the recent literature on grammar and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur E Rowse; John G Doherty
ISBN: 9781442211674 1442211679 9781442211681 1442211687
OCLC Number: 712118745
Description: xv, 239 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Made in the USA Chapter 2 Teachers and Other Pioneers Chapter 3 The New World Lingo Chapter 4 From Revolution to Tsunami Chapter 5 The Lishes of Amglish Chapter 6 Ten Easy Lessons
Responsibility: Arthur E. Rowse ; with illustrations by John Doherty.

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Amglish in, Like, Ten Easy Lessons: A Celebration of the New World Lingo, by Arthur Rowse and with illustrations by John Doherty, describes how Amglish, or American English influenced by online grammar and syntax, has begun to dominate our global language. Featuring an ironic manual on how to use this developing language, Amglish is a light and highly entertaining addition to the recent literature on grammar and punctuation. Illustrated with original drawings throughout, the book shows readers how to improve their Amglish and have fun doing so.

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In this hysterically funny and well-researched book, Rowse (Drive-By Journalism) tracks the evolution of American English influenced by online grammar and syntax, which he calls 'Amglish.' Drawing Read more...

 
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