Crazy English: The Ultimate Joy Ride Through Our Language

Crazy English: The Ultimate Joy Ride Through Our Language

by Richard Lederer
     
 

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In this revised edition of his classic book, Lederer frolics through the logic-boggling byways of the English language and unveils new chapters on misnomers, retronyms, and "The Department of Redundancy Department". See more details below

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In this revised edition of his classic book, Lederer frolics through the logic-boggling byways of the English language and unveils new chapters on misnomers, retronyms, and "The Department of Redundancy Department".

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Lederer ``adroitly mixes instruction with hilarity by showing that English, though the richest and most widely used of all the world's languages, is `crazy.' The text is a dazzling collection of anagrams, alliterations, idioms, illogical spelling rules and larky oxymora,'' wrote PW. (Sept.)

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ISBN-13:
9780671689070
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Publication date:
08/15/1990
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.76(h) x 0.54(d)
Lexile:
1250L (what's this?)

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