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Q & Eh: Questions and Answers On Language With a Kiwi Twist
  

Q & Eh: Questions and Answers On Language With a Kiwi Twist (EPUB ebook – Main)

By Bardsley, Dianne
By Holmes, Janet
By Bauer, Laurie
By Warren, Paul

Fascinating answers to quirky questions about language Why is it not wrong to be doubly negative? Where do you place the stress in such words as 'dissect'? Where do 'wowser', 'craw thumper' and the 'f-word' come from? Do New Zealanders mangle the English language? Should we sa...y different 'from' or 'to' or 'than'? We use it every day, but what is this thing called language, and are there rights and wrongs about its use? Four leading linguists, with specific interest in New Zealand English, tackle the common-place and quirky questions that arise from what we say, read and write. Funny, accessible, informative, this is a fascinating book.
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ISBN 9781869793449
Published 1 Nov 2011
Publisher Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781869793449
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Random House New Zealand
Published 1 Nov 2011
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Bardsley, Dianne
By Holmes, Janet
By Bauer, Laurie
By Warren, Paul
Category Language and Literature
Language & Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Literary & Linguistic Reference Works
Social Sciences
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 344
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Encyclopedias & General Reference
ONIX Text General/trade

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