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I met lucky people: The Story of the...
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Yaron Matras
 
In the Middle Ages, it was believed they had come out of Egypt. And yet their language shares a number of words with Greek, and has its roots in India...
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of...
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This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In over 3,250 entries it clearly defines terms relating to phonetics, grammar, semantics, languages...
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The Story of English: How an Obscure...
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The Story of English illustrates the compelling history of how the relatively obscure dialects spoken by tribes from what are now Denmark, the Low Countries and northern Germany, became the...
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Globish: How the English Language...
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Including information about English language, culture, history and power, this title traces the way that the English language as twisted and turned in response to the way the world has...
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I'm not hanging noodles on your ears
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Idioms are often hilarious, and they provide a wonderful window on how different cultures see the world. Whether you are a linguist or just a lover of words and ...
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Language Universals: With Special...
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Joseph Greenberg's "Language Universals" begins with the observation underlying Praguian markedness. He contributes the foundations for a post-structuralist, usage-based theory.
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Syntactic Structures
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Noam Chomsky's book is a serious attempt to construct within the tradition of scientific theory-construction a comprehensive theory of language which may be understood in the same sense that a...
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The stuff of thought
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Surprising, thought-provoking and incredibly enjoyable, there is no other book like it - Steven Pinker will revolutionise the way you think about language. He analyses...
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Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and...
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Raymond Williams' seminal exploration of the history of meaning of some of the most important words in the English language.
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A Slap in the Face: Why Insults...
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In A Slap in the Face, William Irvine undertakes a wide-ranging investigation of insults, their history, the role they play in social relationships, and the science behind them.
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This volume briefly discusses the origins of the Hindi language. It then provides a brief selection of phrases to learn.
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Terms of Employment: The Secret Lingo...
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