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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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A Writer's Reference
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Diana Hacker; Nancy Sommers
 
For success in college, no skill is more critical than writing; it's the very core of a student's academic experience. Tested and trusted, A Writer's Reference is an...
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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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Dirty German
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Chaffey, D.
 
Slang, funny insults, swear words, casual expressions heard on the streets of Germany.
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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 Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll...
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Mark Forsyth
 
The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of the Week
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Dirty Italian
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Euvino, G.
 
Slang, funny insults, swear words, casual expressions heard on the streets of Italy.
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Compact Greek-English Lexicon of the...
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Mark A. House
 
The Compact Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament is a revision and expansion of Alexander Souter's popular A Pocket Lexicon to the Greek New Testament. Edited by...
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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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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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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 Onscreen: The Fate of Reading ...
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Naomi S. Baron
 
In Words Onscreen, Naomi Baron offers a fascinating and timely look at how technology affects the way we read.
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What is English?: And Why Should We...
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Tim William Machan
 
Tim Machan explores the nature of English present and past, and its role in shaping the identity of those who speak it. He pursues his object through episodes in its...
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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 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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