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Strictly speaking : will America be the death of English?

Author: Edwin Newman
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [1974]
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The deterioration of the English language is explored through an examination of its use by journalists, businessmen, politicians and sportswriters.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Newman, Edwin.
Strictly speaking.
Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [1974]
(OCoLC)579753871
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Newman
ISBN: 0672519909 9780672519901
OCLC Number: 1070686
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 205 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A protective interest in the English language --
Hopefully, fit to print --
Ongoing dialogue vs. adversary relationship --
Mr. Chairman, I find it incumbent upon me --
Not to worry, gold stick, old chap --
The capacity to generate language viability destruction --
Is your team hungry enough, coach? --
Soup as what the chef made --
The vicious cycle of reality.
Responsibility: Edwin Newman.

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The deterioration of the English language is explored through an examination of its use by journalists, businessmen, politicians and sportswriters.

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