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Weeds in the Garden of Words

Further Observations on the Tangled History of the English Language

by Kate Burridge

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
  • Linguistics,
  • Language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Literacy,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • History,
  • English language,
  • Etymology,
  • Terms and phrases

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766770M
    ISBN 100521853133
    ISBN 109780521853132

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The English language is a glorious garden, but it also contains some weeds. Linguistic weeds may be slang expressions, non-standard pronunciations, or constructions that are out of place. But what one gardener calls a 'weed', another may call a 'flower'.

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About the Book People who love English - the way words are used and put together to create meaning; the arcane rules and infuriating exceptions; the vital, living history of the way the language has changed through the centuries to create a richness and depth that exceeds that of many other languages - are often very passionate about how it is used and how it is changing and about all its.

Weeds in the Garden of Words Further Observations on the Tangled History of the English Language Kate Burridge Cambridge: CUP If the English language is a glorious garden, filled with exotic hybrids and the continuing tradition of heritage specimens, then it is no surprise that we will also find some weeds.

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