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Words, words, words

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"David Crystal's lifetime passion has been the English language. In Words, Words, Words, he shows us why words matter. He celebrates new words and old words, words that 'snarl' and words that 'purr', beautiful words and taboo words, new Englishes and regional dialects, plain English and gobbledegook, eponyms and aptonyms, spoonerisms and malapropisms, and a host of other written and spoken forms and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crystal, David, 1941-
Words, words, words.
Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607836331
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Crystal
ISBN: 0198614446 9780198614449
OCLC Number: 62225116
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The universe of words --
The origins of words --
The diversity of words --
The evolution of words --
The enjoyment of words --
Becoming a word detective.
Responsibility: David Crystal.
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Explores language in its many varieties through words: the very building blocks of our communication. This work invites us to engage linguistically with who we are: to understand what words tell us  Read more...

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