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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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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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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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Word Maps: A Dialect Atlas of English
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Clive Upton; Stewert Sanderson
 
The maps presented in this volume, first published in 1987, are based on the material of the Survey of English Dialects which was collected from over 300 localities...
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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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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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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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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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From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of ...
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Allan Metcalf
 
Selfie, slacker, groovy, teenager-these are some of the words that have emerged from the different generations in American history. This book tells the stories of these and dozens of other...
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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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