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Today and Tomorrow: Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrotedelphos: The Future of International Languagepomona or the Future of English: Volume 20: Language and Litrature

Today and Tomorrow: Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrotedelphos: The Future of International Languagepomona or the Future of English: Volume 20: Language and Litrature (Hardback)

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Lars Porsena Or the Future of Swearing Robert Graves Originally published in 1927 "Not for squeamish readers." Spectator "A deliciously ironical affair." Bystander "Humour and style are beyond criticism." Irish Statesman As relevant now as when it was first published, this volume and its ironic look at the political correctness of society has become a classic of the Today & Tomorrow series. 90pp Breaking Priscian's Head Or English As She Will Be Spoke and Wrote J Y T Greig Originally published in 1928 "The most vehement attack (on standard English) we have ever read." Morning Post "A rollicking book" Spectator This volume discusses the nature of language, grammar, the influence of America, of slang dialect and many other subjects. 90p **************** Delphos The Future of International Language E Sylvia Pankhurst Originally published in 1927 In this volume, Sylvia Pankhurst argues that an international language would be one of the greatest assets to modern civilization. She surveys past attempts from the sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries and predicts the arrival of the inter-language, its form, its social and cultural utility and its influence for world peace.

90pp Pomona or the Future of English Basil de Selincourt Originally published in 1926 "Equal to anything yet produced in this brilliant series." Spectator An analysis of the present condition of the English language and the paths along which it is progressing. 88pp

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