Watching My Language:: Adventures in the Word Trade

Watching My Language:: Adventures in the Word Trade

by William Safire
     
 

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America's most entertaining language maven is back with more words to live by in his latest exploration of hot catchphrases, syntactical controversies, and other matters of national linguistic importance.Before you scratch that seven-year-itch, you might want to know where it came from. And before someone blurts, "You just don't get it,"  perhaps you

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America's most entertaining language maven is back with more words to live by in his latest exploration of hot catchphrases, syntactical controversies, and other matters of national linguistic importance.Before you scratch that seven-year-itch, you might want to know where it came from. And before someone blurts, "You just don't get it,"  perhaps you should consult the Pulitzer Prize winning language columnist on the origins of that snappy feminist motto. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307799760
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/03/2011
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
8 MB

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