Watch Your Language!: Mother Tongue and Her Wayward Children

Watch Your Language!: Mother Tongue and Her Wayward Children


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In this lively, playful celebration of the joys and power of language, Gorrell points to all the signs that show English to be alive and well, and, like any other living thing, constantly evolving. Watch Your Language! covers a wide array of topics of interest to all aficionados of English, from political doublespeak to spelling, from etymology to puns and wordgames. Throughout, Gorrell invites readers to share his love for words.

About Author

Robert Gorrell is professor of English emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the author of more than a dozen books and his weekly newspaper column ""Straight Talk"" was published in the Reno Gazette-Journal for thirteen years through 1995. He is the recipient of numerous distinguished service awards from the University of Nevada, Reno, the Nevada Humanities Committee, and the University of Nevada Alumni Association.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780874172355
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780874172355
  • ISBN10: 0874172357

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