Essays on language and usage / edited by Leonard F. Dean and Kenneth G. Wilson.

; Wilson, Kenneth G. (Kenneth George), 1923- editor
2d ed.. New York : Oxford University Press, 1963.

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Other Authors Dean, Leonard F. 1909-1999,
Wilson, Kenneth G. 1923-
Subjects Anglais (Langue)
Engels.
English language -- Usage.
Langage et langues.
Language and languages.
Taalgebruik.
Description 409 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1963.
Contents The development of the English dictionary / Harold Whitehall -- Meanings and etymologies ; Dictionaries contain surprises / Mitford M. Mathews -- Changing meanings and values of words / Stuart Robertson and Frederic G. Cassidy -- Euphemisms / H.L. Mencken -- Semantic rejuvenation / Margaret Schlauch -- Preface to the dictionary (1755) / Samuel Johnson -- The string untuned / Dwight MacDonald -- The lexicographer's uneasy chair / James Sledd -- But what's a dictionary for? / Bergen Evans -- Family relationships among languages / Margaret Schlauch -- Changes in the English language / J.N. Hook and E.G. Mathews -- The enrichment of the language during the Renaissance / Albert C. Baugh -- The language of the colonists / Albert H. Marckwardt -- Language / H.A. Gleason, Jr. -- Phonemes ; Intonation / Paul Roberts -- Linguistics as an exact science / Benjamin Lee Whorf -- A classification of grammatical phenomena / Charles C. Fries -- Grammar in a new key ; Grammatical distribution / Dona Worrall Brown, Wallace C. Brown, and Dudley Bailey -- The system of punctuation / Harold Whitehall -- Spelling / Otto Jespersen -- Our English spelling system / Robert A. Hall, Jr. -- Writing and speech / Harold Whitehall -- Historical backgrounds of English usage / Robert C. Pooley -- Doctrines of English usage / Charles V. Hartung -- Analogy / Robert A. Hall, Jr. -- Usage levels and dialect distribution / Charles C. Fries -- Cultural levels and functional varieties of English / John S. Kenyon -- Multiple negation / Allan F. Hubbell -- Ain't again ; Kind of and its congeners / Jena Malmstrom -- Dare schools set a standard in English usage? / Robert C. Pooley -- "Unattached participles" ; "Out of the frying-pan" / H.W. Fowler -- The higher learning / Thorstein Veblen -- Our national mania for correctness / Donald J. Lloyd -- The sentence / Simeon Potter -- Politics and the English language / George Orwell -- American prose today / Geoffrey Moore.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)317206
(OCoLC)ocm00317206
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