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  • The Elements of Eloquence
    The Elements of Eloquence (Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.

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  • A History of the English Language
    A History of the English Language (English, Paperback) Albert C. Baugh, Thomas Cable

    **NOT FOR SALE IN THE USA, CANADA OR THE PHILIPPINES** A History of the English Language explores the linguistic and cultural development of English from the Roman conquest of England to the present day to provide a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of its history. This best-selling classic textbook has been revised and updated and encourages the reader to develop both an...

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  • Other-Wordly
    Other-Wordly (English, Hardback) Yee-Lum Mak, Kelsey Garrity-Riley

    Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first. Other-Wordly is an irresistible gift for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.

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  • Holy Sh*t
    Holy Sh*t (English, Paperback) Melissa Mohr

    A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia.

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  • The Story of Hebrew
    The Story of Hebrew (English, Hardback) Lewis Glinert

    A unique history of the Hebrew language from biblical times to the modern Jewish state...

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  • The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation
    The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation (English, Hardback) David Crystal

    This dictionary is the first comprehensive description of Shakespearean original pronunication (OP), enabling practitioners to deal with any queries about the pronunciation of individual words. It includes all the words in the First Folio, transcribed using IPA, and the accompanying website hosts sound files as a further aid to pronunciation.

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  • Complete Spanish
    Complete Spanish (Multiple languages, DVD video) Living Language

    Complete Spanish is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package....

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  • The Etymologicon
    The Etymologicon (Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of the Week

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  • Motherfocloir
    Motherfocloir (English, Hardback) Darach O'Seaghdha

    A humorous investigation of the Irish language.

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  • Runes
    Runes (Paperback) Martin Findell

    Runes employ many techniques from informal scratchings to sophisticated inlaid designs on weapons, or the exquisite relief carvings of the Franks Casket. This book tells the story of runes from their mysterious origins, their development as a script, to their use and meaning in the modern world.

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  • Alphabetical
    Alphabetical (Paperback) Michael Rosen

    From Alphabets to Zipcodes, the surprising story of our 26 letters from million-selling author and Radio 4 language expert, Michael Rosen.

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  • You Say Potato
    You Say Potato (English, Hardback) Ben Crystal, David Crystal

    An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, and what they say about us.

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  • Language, Society and Power
    Language, Society and Power (English, Paperback) Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    "Language, Society and Power is an introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. It examines the ways in which language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. This fourth edition has been completely revised to include recent developments in theory and research, and offers new chapters on Linguistic Landscapes...

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  • Mastering Arabic 2 Activity Book
    Mastering Arabic 2 Activity Book (Arabic, Paperback) Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

    A new book from bestselling authors, providing varied, imaginative and highly illustrated practice material for all post-beginners in Arabic. This compact workbook works perfectly as a companion to Mastering Arabic 2, but can equally well be used alongside any post-beginner course.

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  • In Praise of Profanity
    In Praise of Profanity (English, Hardback) Michael Adams

    In In Praise of Profanity, Michael Adams offers a provocative, unapologetic defense of profanity, arguing that we've oversimplified profanity by labeling it as taboo, and we consistently fail to appreciate it as a legitimate means of expressing ourselves, either within our social relationships or in popular culture.

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  • Tamil
    Tamil (English, Hardback) David Shulman

    Spoken by eighty million people, Tamil is one of the great world languages, and one of the few ancient languages that survives as a mother tongue. David Shulman presents a comprehensive cultural history of Tamil, emphasizing how its speakers and poets have understood the unique features of their language over its long history.

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  • Latin Inscriptions
    Latin Inscriptions (Paperback) Dirk Booms $14.74
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  • Mastering Arabic 1
    Mastering Arabic 1 (English, Paperback) Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

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  • Spell It Out
    Spell It Out (English, Paperback) David Crystal

    Why is there an 'h' in ghost? William Caxton, inventor of the printing press and his Flemish employees are to blame: without a dictionary or style guide to hand in fifteenth century Bruges, the typesetters simply spelled it the way it sounded to their foreign cars, and it stuck. This book takes you on a journey through English spelling.

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  • Complete Italian
    Complete Italian (Multiple languages, DVD video) Living Language

    Complete Italian is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package....

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