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A Little Book of Language
3.76
it was ok
There was interesting and good information in this book. If I'd never read anything else about linguistics and/or language, it probably would have bee ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
 
Logodaedaly, or Sleight-Of-Words
4.12
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Dec 26, 2012
 
Straight from the Fridge, Dad: A Dictionary of Hipster Slang
3.95
it was amazing
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Jul 29, 2011
 
Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite
3.77
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Aug 24, 2011
 
Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything
3.76
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Jan 23, 2012
 
The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English
3.67
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Jun 11, 2012
 
The Language Wars: A History of Proper English
3.66
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Jun 11, 2012
 
Forgotten English
3.70
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Oct 11, 2012
 
The Alphabet Abecedarium: Some Notes On Letters
3.68
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Dec 21, 2012
 
The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics
3.68
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May 11, 2011
 
Unfortunate English: The Gloomy Truth Behind the Words You Use
3.60
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Dec 26, 2012
 
The Penguin Dictionary Of Historical Slang
4.24
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Mar 17, 2013
 
Spellbound
3.68
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Mar 17, 2013
 
The Story of English
4.07
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Mar 17, 2013
 
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
3.77
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Mar 17, 2013
 
The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
3.95
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Mar 17, 2013
 
The Book Of Hard Words
3.63
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Sep 29, 2013
 
Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Surprising Origins of Everyday Expressions
3.41
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Dec 09, 2013
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