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Troublesome Words
Penguin Books Ltd (2015)
US$14.09

Troublesome Words is playful and riddlesome guide to the English language from the bestselling...

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 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

Simon & Schuster (2004)
US$15.99

For the past twenty-five years Americans have relied on Pulitzer Prize-winning wordsmith William...

Letter Perfect: The Marvelous History of Our Alphabet From A to Z

Letter Perfect

The Marvelous History of Our Alphabet From A to Z

Crown/Archetype (2007)
US$14.55

A fun, lively, and learned excursion into the alphabet—and cultural history. Letters are tangible...

English Vocabulary Elements
Oxford University Press (2007)
US$15.29

This unique text draws on the tools of modern linguistics to help the student acquire an effective...

Weird and Wonderful Words
Oxford University Press (2006)
US$9.89

Do you know what a snollygoster is? Would you eat something called a muktuk? Do you know anyone who...

The Fight for English: How language pundits ate, shot, and left

The Fight for English

How language pundits ate, shot, and left

OUP Oxford (2006)
US$24.29

This is the story of the battles both past and present surrounding English usage. So many of us are...

First Aid in Spelling
Hodder Education (2012)
US$11.50

Achieve the best possible standard with this bestselling book of traditional practice and guidance. ...

Spanish Grammar You Really Need To Know: Teach Yourself
John Murray Press (2012)
US$13.99

Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and...

Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology: An Introduction
University of Minnesota Press (2007)
US$50.00

This work introduces renowned linguistics scholar Anatoly LibermanÕs comprehensive dictionary...

Confessions of a High School Word Nerd: Laugh Your Gluteus* Off and Increase Your SAT Verbal Score

Confessions of a High School Word Nerd

Laugh Your Gluteus* Off and Increase Your SAT Verbal Score

Penguin Publishing Group (2007)
US$6.06

Effortlessly acquire an SAT vocabulary through hilarious high school essays Every year, 9 million...