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The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
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Oct 31, 2010
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
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Dec 14, 2010
 
Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal
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Dec 14, 2010
 
Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
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Dec 22, 2010
 
Kombucha Phenomenon: The Health Drink Sweeping America: The Tea Mushroom Handbook
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Mar 31, 2011
 
Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts, Tinctures, Tonics, and Essences; With Examples of Their Usage Foul and Savory
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Apr 10, 2011
 
The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-Not-To Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes by Journalists, Broadcasters, and Others Who Should Know Better
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Apr 10, 2011
 
Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary: Or Why Can't Anybody Spell
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Apr 10, 2011
 
The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete Opinionated Guide for the Careful Speaker
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Apr 10, 2011
 
A Word A Day: A Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English
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Apr 10, 2011
 
Why You Say It: The Fascinating Stories Behind Over 600 Everyday Words and Phrases
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Apr 12, 2011
 
The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate
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Apr 12, 2011
 
Dimboxes, Epopts, and Other Quidams: Words to Describe Life's Indescribable People
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Apr 12, 2011
 
Word Nerd: More Than 17,000 Fascinating Facts about Words
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Apr 12, 2011
 
The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
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Apr 15, 2011
 
The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language
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May 15, 2011
 
The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics
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May 17, 2011
 
The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words
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May 30, 2011
 
2000 Most Challenging Obscure Words
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Jun 28, 2011
 
The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
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Jun 28, 2011
 
Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English
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Sep 03, 2011
 
Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling
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Oct 24, 2011
 
The Joy of Lex
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Nov 21, 2011
 
Common Errors in English Usage
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Nov 21, 2011
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