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Getting Off At Gateshead: The Stories Behind The Dirtiest Words And Phrases In The English Language
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Dec 20, 2015
 
From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generations
3.71
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Oct 25, 2015
 
Um...: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
3.15
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Jan 19, 2015
 
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners
3.50
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Jan 19, 2015
 
Horologicon
3.94
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Jun 14, 2014
 
Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme
3.38
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Sep 14, 2011
 
Nonsense: Red Herrings, Straw Men and Sacred Cows: How We Abuse Logic in Our Everyday Language
3.92
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Jul 12, 2010
 
The Disheveled Dictionary: A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon
4.13
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Mar 11, 2010
 
Talk Is Cheap: Sarcasm, Alienation, and the Evolution of Language
3.29
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Feb 08, 2010
 
I Love it When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech
3.42
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Dec 05, 2009
 
In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language
4.06
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Nov 30, 2009
 
The Years of Talking Dangerously
3.41
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Aug 06, 2009
 
The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
3.87
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Jun 14, 2009
 
In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World
3.71
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Apr 13, 2009
 
Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors
3.83
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Apr 07, 2009
 
American Language
4.19
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Nov 17, 2008
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