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A charm of words; essays and papers on language.

London, H. Hamilton [1960] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
PE1574 .P26 1961 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PE1574 .P26 Off-site
Off-Campus Shelving
PE1574 .P26 Available Request
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
English language -- Etymology.
English language -- Style.
English language.
Description 190 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Contents [General] -- Shaggy dog -- Sources of contamination -- Business English and its confederates -- Etymology of advertising -- When is bad grammar good? -- Punctuation -- friend, not enemy -- Dictionaries -- Cliches -- Square digs Beatnik -- [In Memoriam] -- Henry Watson Fowler -- H.L. Mencken -- [Medicine, psychiatry, the esoteric] -- Etymology of medicine -- Feverish origins -- Language of witchcraft and magic -- Language of the mystics -- Paranoiacs and psycholepts -- [Australian English] -- Australian English -- [Etymological] -- Imagination and good sense in etymology -- Babes, babblers, barbarians -- Etymology of etymology -- Whence hogmanay? -- American half-dozen -- Elephantine -- Aspects of emptiness -- Nor any drop to drink -- Some aspects of etymology.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3635525
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979.
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