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Unlocking the English Language
     

Unlocking the English Language

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by Robert Burchfield
 

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ISBN-13:
9780374523398
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
12/01/1992
Edition description:
1st American Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
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.