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Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to...
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Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen through the peculiarities of its languages and dialects. Combining linguistics and cultural history, Gaston...
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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated...
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Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or, that there's a Swedish word that means a traveller's...
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That's Not English: Britishisms,...
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Erin Moore
 
A transatlantic survival guide, that examines the key differences between the British and the Americans through their language. It shows why Americans give - and take - so many bloody...
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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?:...
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David Bellos
 
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at...
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The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Codes...
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Julie Barlow; Jean-Benoit Nadeau
 
An engaging, funny and extremely useful book on how to communicate with the French.
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Word Play: A Cornucopia of Puns,...
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Gyles Brandreth
 
Words and why they matter.
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The Disappearing Dictionary: A...
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David Crystal
 
Wherever you go in the English-speaking world, there are linguistic riches from times past awaiting rediscovery. All you have to do is choose a location, find some old...
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Dent's Modern Tribes: The Secret...
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Susie Dent
 
Learn how to decode the private languages that are swapped around us every day - amongst cabbies and paramedics, soap stars and comedians, cricketers and barristers - in Susie Dent's...
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Gwynne's Latin: The Ultimate...
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N.M. Gwynne
 
Suitable for anyone interested in learning Latin, this title helps you teach more Latin in half an hour than you would learn from years of being taught Latin at school...
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Other-Wordly: Words Both Strange and...
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Yee-Lum Mak; Kelsey Garrity-Riley
 
Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared...
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The Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works
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David Crystal
 
A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power
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English for the Natives: Discover the...
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Harry Ritchie
 
A guide to the grammar you already know.
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Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a...
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Jonathon Green
 
Collects the indefinable language of the gutter, the brothel, the jail, the barroom - producing a succession of dictionaries.
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Horrible Words: A Guide to the Misuse...
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Rebecca Gowers
 
A guide to the most reviled words in English, masquerading as advice on how and why you might want to use them. It is also a bold manifesto that asserts...
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Adonis to Zorro: Oxford Dictionary of...
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Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
 
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of...
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John O'Connell
 
Handwritten is a celebration of letter-writing in all its guises
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