Category: language history and gene


Mother Tongue Mother Tongue
The Story of the English Language
Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9780141040080, 0141040084
Language: History & General Works


The Elements of Eloquence The Elements of Eloquence
How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9781785781728, 1785781723
Language: History & General Works


Lost in Translation Lost in Translation
An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words
Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback
9780224100809, 0224100807
Language: History & General Works


Through the Language Glass Through the Language Glass
Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
Author: Guy Deutscher
Publisher: Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
9780099505570, 0099505576
Language: History & General Works


The Etymologicon The Etymologicon
A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9781785781704, 1785781707
Language: History & General Works


The Meaning of Liff The Meaning of Liff
The Original Dictionary Of Things There Should Be Words For
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan MacMillan
Format: Hardback
9780752227597, 0752227599
Humour


The Horologicon The Horologicon
A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
9781848314153, 1848314159
Language: History & General Works


Other-Wordly Other-Wordly
words both strange and lovely from around the world
Author: Yee lum Mak
Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
Format: Hardback
9781452125343, 1452125341
Language: History & General Works


Lost in Translation Lost in Translation
An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: TEN SPEED PRESS
Format: Hardback
9781607747109, 1607747103
Language: History & General Works


Motherfocloir Motherfocloir
Dispatches from a not so dead language
Author: Darach O'Seaghdha
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Hardback
9781786691866, 1786691868
Slang & Dialect Humour


The Unfolding Of Language The Unfolding Of Language
Author: Guy Deutscher
Publisher: Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
9780099460251, 0099460254
Language: History & General Works


The Story of English in 100 Words The Story of English in 100 Words
Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9781846684289, 1846684285
Language: History & General Works


Spell It Out Spell It Out
The singular story of English spelling
Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9781846685682, 1846685680
Language: History & General Works


Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Is That a Fish in Your Ear?
Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Author: David Bellos
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9780241954300, 0241954304
Language: History & General Works


The Horologicon The Horologicon
A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9781848315983, 1848315988
Language: History & General Works


The Secret Life of Pronouns The Secret Life of Pronouns
What Our Words Say About Us
Author: James W. Pennebaker
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
9781608194964, 1608194965
Language: History & General Works


The Stories of English The Stories of English
Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
9780141015934, 0141015934
Historical & Comparative Linguistics


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