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              Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary
               

              Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary (Paperback)

              By Crystal, David; Crystal, Ben; Other Bellamy, Kate

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              The Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary is a brand new, unique, alphabetical colour dictionary of Shakespearean words and meanings, targeted to help students of 11-16 years get a better understanding of Shakespeare anywhere in the world. Ideal for GCSE and for all who love ...reading, studying, watching, or performing Shakespeare.
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              ISBN 9780192737502
              Released NZ 9 Apr 2015
              Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Story of English in 100 Words
               

              The Story of English in 100 Words (Paperback, Main)

              By Crystal, David; Illustrated by Goldsmith, Mike

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              Featuring Latinate and Celtic words, weasel words and nonce-words, ancient word ('loaf') to advanced ('twittersphere') and spanning the indispensable words that shape our tongue ('and', 'what') to the more fanciful ('fopdoodle'), the author takes us along the winding byways of la...nguage via the rude, the obscure and the downright surprising.
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              ISBN 9781846684289
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Language (English)
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              How Language Works
                

              How Language Works (EPUB ebook)

              By Crystal, David

              Features a survey of everything from how sounds become speech to how names work. This work also talks about eyebrow flashes, whistling languages, how parents teach their children to speak, how politeness travels across languages and how the way we talk show not just how old we ar...e but where we're from and even who we want to be.
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              ISBN 9780141911731
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              Language en
              Released NZ 29 Mar 2007
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

              The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

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              It's the most simple, unassuming, innocent-looking verb: 'to be'. Yet it is jam-packed with more different meanings, forms, and uses than any other English word. As he reveals be's multiple incarnations, David Crystal takes us to the heart of our flexible and changing language, w...ith the help of wonderfully entertaining examples and cartoons.
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              ISBN 9780198791096
              Released NZ 18 May 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English
               

              By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English (Paperback)

              By Crystal, David

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              A delightfully discursive, Bill Bryson-esque and personal journey through the groves and the thickets of the English language, by our foremost scholar of the history and structure of the English language.

              ISBN 9780007235575
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2008
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English
                

              By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Crystal, David

              A delightfully discursive, Bill Bryson-esque and personal journey through the groves and the thickets of the English language, by our foremost scholar of the history and structure of the English language.

              ISBN 9780007284061
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Sep 2008
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: My Life in Language
               

              Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: My Life in Language (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Crystal, David

              • RRP: $59.99
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              In what is both an entertaining autobiography and an introduction to the field of linguistics, Professor David Crystal gives his answer to the question 'What happens when you become a liguist?' Surprisingly, the answer he gives is 'Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionage--...'.
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              ISBN 9780415547901
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2009
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide
               

              Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

              • RRP: $212.00
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              The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life and linguists are increasingly concerned with how it is impacting on language. In this student-friendly guidebook, David Crystal investigates how so much junk email gets past the spam filter and how to stop it, and he look...s at why we overuse exclamation marks in online communication.
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              ISBN 9780415602686
              Released NZ 27 Jan 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: My Life in Language

              Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: My Life in Language (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

              • RRP: $177.00
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              Looks behind the curtains at the adventures, challenges and pitfalls of the author's life in linguistics. This book answers the question that the author is most frequently asked: 'How did you become a linguist?'

              ISBN 9780415485753
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2009
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology

              A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology (Paperback, New title)

              By Johnson, Samuel; Edited by Crystal, David

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              Samuel Johnson's Dictionary , published in 1755, marked a milestone in English language which was in need of standards. This work contains a selection from the original, offering passages on subjects ranging from books and critics to dreams and ethics.

              ISBN 9780141441573
              Released NZ 4 Jan 2007
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Classics
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