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Unlocking the English Language

Unlocking the English Language

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by Robert Burchfield

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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1st American Edition
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0.51(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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Unlocking the English Language 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A mixture of all sorts of essays about the development of Modern English, including several about the history of dictionaries. Dr Burchfield was apparently in charge of the Supplement to the OED for fourteen years, so he knows what he's talking about.