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Historical & comparative linguistics

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In a Manner of Speaking: The Story of...
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Charlie Haylock; Barrie Appleby
 
Discover the many twists and turns through history that led to the language, accents and turns of phrase which make up modern English
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Dirty Spanish. Everyday slang
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Caballero, J., & N. Denton-Brown
 
Slang, insults, sex terms and swear words; 'Dirty Spanish' teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of Spain and Latin America.
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Biblical Aramaic: A Reader and Handbook
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Donald R. Vance; George Athas; Yael...
 
This combination handbook and reader helps those who have studied Biblical Aramaic to read the Aramaic portions of the Old Testament with understanding and confidence, and to maintain their ability...
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Using and Enjoying Biblical Greek:...
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Rodney A Whitacre
 
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Compact Greek-English Lexicon of the...
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Mark A. House
 
p>The i>Compact Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament /i> is a revision and expansion of Alexander Souter's popular i> A Pocket Lexicon to the Greek New...
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The Oxford Guide to the Romance...
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Adam Ledgeway; Martin Maiden
 
This book is the most exhaustive treatment of the Romance languages available today. It offers a detailed structural examination of individual Romance varieties as well as a comprehensive comparative account...
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Slang: To-Day and Yesterday
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Eric Partridge
 
First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. ...
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Cockney Past and Present: A Short...
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William Matthews
 
Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior...
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The English Language: A Linguistic...
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Laurel J. Brinton; Leslie K. Arnovick
 
The English Language: A Linguistic History surveys the development of the English language from its Indo-European past to the present day.
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Words and Meanings: Lexical Semantics...
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Cliff Goddard; Anna Wierzbicka
 
This book presents cross-linguistic and cross-cultural investigations of word meaning from different domains of the lexicon - concrete, abstract, physical, sensory, emotional, and social. The words they consider are complex...
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A Political History of Spanish: The...
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Jose Del Valle
 
A comprehensive work which offers a new and provocative approach to Spanish from political and historical perspectives.
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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious...
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John Wright
 
A witty tribute to the history, construction and joyousness of the Latin names that describe our natural world.
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Borrowed Words: A History of ...
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Philip Durkin
 
This book shows how, when, and why English took words from other languages and explains how to find their origins and reasons for adoption. It covers the effects of contact...
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Soldier Slang of the First World War
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Emily Brewer
 
From Ammo to Zig-Zag, many of the words we use today were invented in the First World War. They provide a unique insight into the experience of the war, and...
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Languages in Contact
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Lisa Lim; Umberto Ansaldo
 
This fascinating study of languages in contact introduces new insights from popular culture, the globalised new economy and computer-mediated communication.
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The Routledge Dictionary of Modern...
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Tom Dalzell
 
The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English offers the ultimate record of modern American Slang. The 25,000 entries are accompanied by...
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