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The Surprising Origins and Astonishing Secrets of English Spelling

by James Essinger

Synopsis

Welcome to the illogical, idiosyncratic, outrageous linguistic phenomenon known as the English language. In this eye-opening, fabulously entertaining book, Essinger unlocks the mysteries that have confounded linguists and scholars for millennia.

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Copyright year 2006
ISBN-13 9780385340847
ISBN-10 0385340842
Class Copyright
Publisher Random House Publishing Group
Subject LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 336
Length of Recording 10
Shelf No. JB031