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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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Misadventures in the English Language
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Caroline Taggart
 
Misadventures in the English Language is a look at some of the controversial aspects of English usage - grammar, vocabulary and punctuation - assessing what matters and what doesn't.
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How to Talk Teen: From Asshat to Zup,...
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Mark Leigh
 
OMFG! IT'S THE TOTES AWESOME DICTIONARY OF TEEN SLANG!
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Vulgar Tongues: An Alternative ...
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Slang is the language of pop culture, low culture, street culture, underground movements and secret societies; depending on your point of view, it is a badge of ...
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The History and Uncertain Future of...
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The future of handwriting is anything but certain. Its history, however, shows how much it has affected culture and civilization for millennia.
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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the...
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Orin Hargraves
 
In this book, Orin Hargraves provides a concise and lively guide to the most abused phrases in the English language today.
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Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to...
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Gaston Dorren; Jonathan Buckley;...
 
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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That's Not English: Britishisms,...
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Erin Moore
 
Presenting the variations between British and American vocabulary, this book opens the door to a deeper exploration of historical and cultural differences, and each chapter begins with a single word...
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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated...
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Ella Frances Sanders
 
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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Word Play: A Cornucopia of Puns,...
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Gyles Brandreth
 
Words and why they matter.
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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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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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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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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
 
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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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