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Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing

By Melissa Mohr

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A New Manual of French Composition

By R. L. Graeme Ritchie

A New Manual of French Composition "provides a guide to French composition aimed at university students and the higher classes in schools. "


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Title: Words, Words, Words
Written By: David Crystal
Description:

"Words, Words, Words" is all about the wonder of words. Drawing on a
lifetime of experience, David Crystal explores language in all its
wonderful variations. We are guided expertly and passionately through the
mysteries and delights of word origins, histories and spellings, regional
and social variations, taboo words, jargon and wordplay. This is a
celebration of what we say and how we say it. Join David Crystal on this
fascinating journey.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780199210770
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
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