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Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage

Amazing Words 'fish', run, nerd

Curiocity: In Pursuit of London salmon days

Dataclysm: Who We Are When We Think No One's Looking writing's Cambrian explosion

Don't Believe A Word language always changes

English for the Natives: Discover the Grammar You Don't Know

Exactly What To Say

From skedaddle to selfie : words of the generations

Landmarks vanishing words

Language! 500 Years of the Vulgar Tongue

Language: The Cultural Tool

Made In America

Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages

Swearing Is Good For You

That's the Way it Crumbles Americanisms in English English

The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities forgotten words

The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language

The Disappearing Dictionary: a Treasury of Lost English Dialect Words

The Hair of the Dog and Other Scientific Surprises

The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language Tongan leg-pullers

The Language Myth: Why language is not an instinct

The Mother Tongue: How English Got That Way

The Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between American and British English

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies 1950-2000 new words

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

The Stuff of Thought Eng word order, rel swear words

The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words

The Word Detective: A Life In Words

There Are Tittles In This Title

Two Girls, One On Each Knee evolution of the crossword puzzle

Uncharted: Big Data As A Lens On Human Culture

Watling Street concepts that we don't have English words for

Word Word by Word POSH and decimate

Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities

X-treme Latin

You Could Look It Up

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