A Little Book of Language

by David Crystal

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ISBN: 9780300170825

Format
Paperback / softback
Pages
272
Publication date
15/04/2011
Publisher
Yale University Press
EAN Code
9780300170825

Description

From the first words of an infant to the peculiar modern dialect of text messaging, this book reveals language’s myriad intricacies and quirks. It sheds light on the development of unique linguistic styles, the origins of obscure accents, and the search for the first written word.

Additional information

Weight 374 g
Dimensions 210 × 132 × 24 mm