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Txtng: The Gr8 Db8
OUP Oxford (2008)

Does txtng spell the end of literacy? David Crystal looks at the evidence, investigating how txtng...

The Story of English in 100 Words
St. Martin's Publishing Group (2012)

The world's foremost expert on the English language takes us on an entertaining and eye-opening tour...

Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide
Taylor and Francis (2011)

The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life, and linguists are increasingly studying...

The Stories of English
Penguin Books Ltd (2005)

When and why did 'thou' disappear from Standard English? Would a Victorian Cockney have said...

How Language Works
Penguin Books Ltd (2007)

In this fascinating survey of everything from how sounds become speech to how names work, David...

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)

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

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation
OUP Oxford (2016)

This dictionary is the first comprehensive description of Shakespearean original pronunication (OP),...

Think on my Words: Exploring Shakespeare's Language

Think on my Words

Exploring Shakespeare's Language

Cambridge University Press (2012)

David Crystal provides a lively and original introduction to Shakespeare's language, making his...

The Language Revolution
Wiley (2013)

We are living through the consequences of a linguistic revolution. Dramatic linguistic change has...

You Say Potato: A Book About Accents

You Say Potato

A Book About Accents

Pan Macmillan (2014)

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