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Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation - Ammon Shea
Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399165573 (0399165576)
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Constantly Moving the Bookmark
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3.0 Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation
Mr. Shea takes an in-depth look at the evolution of our English language. Traveling along an easily understood timeline he looks at words and phrases that began as mistakes and misspeaks yet have now become commonplace and acceptable in both the written and spoken word. And yes, there is a differe...
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3.0 Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation
Bad English is a surprisingly interesting read despite the subject matter and at times humorous as well. I admit to being a bit of a stickler when it comes to some aspects of grammar and usage, such as specific things bothering me. A number of the things included in the book are hard on my ears, suc...
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