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Speaking American: How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide
4.12
it was amazing
Jan 25, 2017
Jan 21, 2017
 
The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You
3.90
it was amazing
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
 
Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks
3.94
really liked it
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
 
Um...: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
3.17
liked it
Jan 28, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
By Hook or by Crook
3.61
liked it
Aug 31, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English
3.66
liked it
Jul 25, 2010
Aug 05, 2009
 
Word Play: What Happens When People Talk
4.05
really liked it
Dec 28, 2008
Dec 09, 2008
 
The Prodigal Tongue: Dispatches from the Future of English
3.62
really liked it
Aug 18, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
 
Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
3.67
it was amazing
Jun 23, 2008
Jun 11, 2008
 
Wordwatching: Field Notes of an Amateur Philologist
3.67
really liked it
Jan 2008
Jan 05, 2008
 
The Story of French
3.94
really liked it
Sep 2007
Sep 09, 2007
 
Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive SCRABBLE Players
3.82
liked it
Jul 2007
Jul 10, 2007
 
The Unfolding of Language: An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind's Greatest Invention
4.17
really liked it
Jun 2007
May 26, 2007
 
Talk Talk Talk: Decoding the Mysteries of Speech
3.73
really liked it
Oct 2006
May 08, 2007
 
The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
3.96
it was amazing
Apr 2004
May 07, 2007
 
The Language of Names: What We Call Ourselves and Why It Matters
3.17
it was ok
Nov 2006
May 06, 2007
 
Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
3.89
it was amazing
May 2007
May 06, 2007
 
Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages
3.83
it was amazing
Sep 2005
May 06, 2007
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