The Story of English in 100 Words (Paperback)David Crystal (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 232 g
Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 18 mm
One of [Crystal's] best ... it builds gradually into a kind of linguistic tapestry, packed with abstruse information, wonderfully readable * Spectator *
If the history of language is a sort of labyrinth, David Crystal is an excellent guide * The Age, Australia *
Delicious revelations ... Crystal does an excellent job, not just of tracing the etymology of a word, but of relating it to social history, painting a picture of our times through words * Independent on Sunday *
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