It's All in a Word: History, meaning and the sheer joy of words Hardcover – 17 Sep 2009
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'Delightfully eclectic', 'browsable treat', 'serious study', 'brilliant gift idea', things all said of Vivian Cook's last best-seller, apply equally to his hugely rich and educative new book on the pleasure of words
About the Author
Vivian Cook, author of the bestselling Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary, or Why Can't Anybody Spell, is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Newcastle University. He has written widely on English, linguistics, and writing, and is a well known speaker in many countries including Chile, Japan, Cuba and Canada.
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