The miracle of language.


[1st ed.].. Cleveland, World Pub. Company [1953] .

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Subjects Englisch.
Language and languages.
Sprache.
Description 308 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1953]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents Chap. 1: The miracle of the desart -- Chap. 2.: The begats of the sons of og -- Chap. 3: English: His sisters and his cousins and his aunts -- Chap. 4: Amoebas in the dictionary -- Chap. 5: Whodunit? Skeletons in the linguistic closet -- Chap. 6: Both a borrower and a lender be -- Chap. 7: Linguistic Ellis Island -- Chap. 8: The gods who trouble the waters of our voice stream -- Chap. 9: The way of a man with a noise -- Chap 10: Whom linguistics hath joined together let no man put asunder -- Chap. 11: The speech that blooms on the tongue, tra-la, has little to do with case -- Chap. 12: English's shrinking grammatical pants -- Chap. 13: Another leaky grammar -- Chap. 14: The bugs and imps in our language -- Chap. 15: Hengist to Mencken: A summary of why we talk like Americans -- Chap. 16: The king's english in a democratic world -- Chap. 17: Man does not think with brains alone.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)306711
(OCoLC)ocm00306711
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WorldCat Identities Laird, Charlton, 1901-1984.
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