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The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
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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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The Professor & the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity & the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
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Origins of the Specious: Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language
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In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language
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Common Phrases: And the Amazing Stories Behind Them
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The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
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Euphemania: Our Love Affair with Euphemisms
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What Language Is: And What It Isn't and What It Could Be
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Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land
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Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other Delightful and Outrageous Wordplay
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Developmental Editing - A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers
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A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras
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That Should Be a Word: A Language Lover’s Guide to Choregasms, Povertunity, Brattling, and 250 Other Much-Needed Terms for the Modern World
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