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Alphabet to email : how written English evolved and where it's heading

Author: Naomi S Baron
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Alphabet to Email explores the ever-changing relationship between speech and writing and considers the implications of current language trends on the future of written English.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi S Baron
ISBN: 0415186854 9780415186858 0415186862 9780415186865
OCLC Number: 231845910
Description: XIV, 316 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface 1.Robin Hood's Retort 2.Legitimating Written English 3.Who Writes, Who Reads, and Why 4.Setting Standards 5.The Rise of English Comp 6.Commas and Canaries 7.What Remington Thought 8.Language at a Distance 9.Why the Jury's Still Out on Email 10.Epilogue: Destiny or Choice Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Naomi S. Baron.
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'Naomi Baron has succeeded in writing a fascinating yet erudite, and quite compact, history that draws together threads from a bewildering variety of sources.' - Pam Le Gassick, Society of Read more...

 
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