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            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
             

            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages (Paperback)

            By Deutscher, Guy

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            An odyssey that takes us from Homer to Darwin, from scientists to savages, from the corridors of Yale to the rivers of the Amazon, from how to name the rainbow to why Russian water - a 'she' - become a 'he' once you have dipped a tea bag into her. It explores some of the fascinat...ing questions about language, culture and the human mind.
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            ISBN 9780099505570
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases
             

            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cryer, Max

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            "The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang wo...rds and expressions feature heavily, while one of the unique features of this book is the large number of Mori words that have become part of our common language in recent years. The listing also includes the popular names of our sports teams, and an appendix of common New Zealand acronyms completes the book."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775594000
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter

            A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hui, Andrew )

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            An engaging look at the aphorism, the shortest literary form, across time, languages, and cultures Aphorisms-or short philosophical sayings-appear everywhere, from Confucius to Twitter, the Buddha to the Bible, Heraclitus to Nietzsche. Yet despite this ubiquity, the aphorism is t...he least studied literary form. What are its origins? How did it de
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            ISBN 9780691210759
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            Will I Ever Pee Alone Again?: And other happy, heart-warming poems for mums

            Will I Ever Pee Alone Again?: And other happy, heart-warming poems for mums (Hardback, Digital original)

            By Conway, Emma

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            100 uplifting poems on motherhood, from much-loved YouTuber and Instagrammer Brummy Mummy of 2 - the perfect gift for any mums in your life.

            ISBN 9780751580068
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            North East Arabian Dialects Mono
             

            North East Arabian Dialects Mono (Paperback)

            By Ingham, Bruce

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            First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

            ISBN 9781138977273
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Isolation and Language Change: Contemporary and Sociohistorical Evidence From Tristan da Cunha English
               

            Isolation and Language Change: Contemporary and Sociohistorical Evidence From Tristan da Cunha English (Hardback, 2003 ed.)

            By Schreier, D.

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            Extremely isolated communities offer laboratory conditions for examining the processes of language change and dialect formation. This book presents findings of ethnographic fieldwork on the most remote island in the world with a permanent population, Tristan da Cunha.

            ISBN 9781403904072
            Released NZ 2 May 2003
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Palgrave Studies in Language Variation
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            Language Change
             

            Language Change (Paperback)

            By Beard, Adrian

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            'Language Change' examines the way external factors have influenced and are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social contexts are reflected in language use.

            ISBN 9780415320566
            Released NZ 12 Feb 2004
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Intertext
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            Out of the Mouths of Slaves: African American Language and Educational Malpractice
              

            Out of the Mouths of Slaves: African American Language and Educational Malpractice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Baugh, John; Foreword by Labov, William

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            An analysis of the use of the African American language which was originally used by slaves in the 19th century, and has been adopted by blacks in English speaking countries throughout the world.

            ISBN 9780292708730
            Released NZ 1 Jan 1999
            Publisher Inbooks
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            The Creolization Reader: Studies in Mixed Identities and Cultures
             

            The Creolization Reader: Studies in Mixed Identities and Cultures (Hardback)

            Edited by Cohen, Robin; Toninato, Paola

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            Intends to illuminate old creole societies and emerging cultures and identities in many parts of the world. This book covers areas that include Latin America, the South Atlantic/Indian oceans, the Caribbean, West and East Africa, the Pacific and the US. It provides a reader-frien...dly and informative overview of creolization.
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            ISBN 9780415497138
            Released NZ 9 Sep 2009
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Student Readers
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            Negation in Non-Standard British English: Gaps, Regularizations and Asymmetries
             

            Negation in Non-Standard British English: Gaps, Regularizations and Asymmetries (Hardback)

            By Anderwald, Lieselotte

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            This volume provides an empirical study of the field of non-standard negation across Great Britain. Based on the British National Corpus, this book investigates a range of morphosyntactic features of negation that can be found in everyday spoken language.

            ISBN 9780415258746
            Released NZ 28 Feb 2002
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics
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