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by Hilary Crystal,David Crystal


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In Words on Words, David and Hilary Crystal have collected nearly 5,000 quotations about .

Sure, what you get here are just snippets-nearly 5,000 of them-but those snippets will send you bac "I hate quotations," said Emerson in his Journals. They were often surprised, they say in the book's introduction, by which texts rendered the most quotations: the works of Laurence Sterne, for example, were "unexpectedly fruitful"; Pepys's Diary, on the other hand, "yielded next to nothing.

A 2019 revision by David Crystal and Derek Davy of the book first published in 1976 and long out-of-print. Download: Advanced Conversational English. A first dictionary of linguistics and phonetics.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN 13: 9780140514186. Used-like N : The book pretty much look like a new book

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN 13: 9780140514186. Used-like N : The book pretty much look like a new book. There will be no stains or markings on the book, the cover is clean and crisp, the book will look unread, the only marks there may be are slight bumping marks to the edges of the book where it may have been on a shelf previously. Read full description. See details and exclusions.

1. The Stories of English.

A 2019 revision by David Crystal and Derek Davy of the book first published in 1976 and long out-of-print

A 2019 revision by David Crystal and Derek Davy of the book first published in 1976 and long out-of-print.

WORDS ON WORDS is a unique dictionary of quotations about language and languages from one of the UK's leading language experts. With its thematic structure relating to all aspects of language, this inspired collection is a delight for anyone with an interest in language. Authors range from Wilde to Wordsworth, Darwin to Dickens, James Bond to Dr Johnson, Plato to Winnie-the-Pooh.
Words On Words: Quotations About Language And Languages download epub
Words Language & Grammar
Author: Hilary Crystal,David Crystal
ISBN: 0140291342
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd; First Edition edition (May 25, 2000)
Pages: 592 pages