by Crystal, David, 1941-
Presents a history of English spelling through chapters that cover such topics as the introduction of the Roman alphabet, each letter's origins, and the development of long and short vowels. Full description
How fiction works
Euphemania : our love affair with euphemisms
The prodigal tongue : the love-hate relationship between American and British English
Word by word : the secret life of dictionaries
Semicolon : the past, present, and future of a misunderstood mark
Dreyer's English : an utterly correct guide to clarity and style
Eats, shoots & leaves : why, commas really do make a difference!
The story of English
The right word in the right place at the right time : wit and wisdom from the popular "On language" column in The New York times magazine
The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary
Eats, shoots & leaves : the zero tolerance approach to punctuation
The adventure of English : the biography of a language
Do you speak American? : a companion to the PBS television series
Eats, shoots & leaves [LP] : the zero tolerance approach to punctuation
First U.S. edition.
> Orthography and spelling.
> Orthography and spelling
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