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The Oxford companion to the English language

Author: Tom McArthur
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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A language reference work which embraces the major themes in English, including speech and writing, literature and the history of English. It covers the key issues of grammar, usage, politics and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McArthur
ISBN: 019214183X 9780192141835
OCLC Number: 231401279
Description: XXVII, 1184 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Accents and dialects (American English, Ozspeak, Scouse); key people (Johnson, Chomsky); literature (poetic diction, Joyce); names (Eponym, place-names); style (plain English, sexism); education (reading, TEFL); grammar (parts of speech, modal verbs); usage (doublespeak, Fowler); wordgames (crosswords, Scrabble); jargons (air traffic control English); media (BBC, Websters); technology (QWERTY, hypertext).
Responsibility: ed. Tom McArthur.

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