Language Myths

Author: Laurie Bauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141939109
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The book should have a wide readership not only amongst students who want to read leading linguists writing about popular misconceptions but also amongst the large number of people who enjoy reading about language in general.

Language Myths And The History Of English

Author: Richard J. Watts
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195327608
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Language Myths and the History of English deconstructs common myths about the historical development of English and looks at the ideological reasons for their existence.

Language And Myth

Author: Ernst Cassirer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486200514
Size: 75.43 MB
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Six essays which analyze the non-national thought processes that influence culture

The Language Myth In Western Culture

Author: Roy Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136751459
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the. Language. Myth: What. Would. the. Integrationist. Say? Talbot J. Taylor Am I
conscious? Do you believe that you are reading this sentence? Do you intend to
read the whole article? When I say 'Austin Powers', do you know to whom I am ...

Language Myths Mysteries And Magic

Author: K. Stollznow
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137404868
Size: 69.45 MB
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Can animals, aliens, and objects talk? Can we communicate with gods, demons, and the dead? Language Myths, Mysteries and Magic is a curio shop full of colourful superstitions, folklore, and legends about language.

Language Myths Mysteries And Magic

Author: K. Stollznow
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137404868
Size: 15.83 MB
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We often hear bizarre stories about language. The news tells us about the
woman who went to bed witha headache, and awoke to find that she suddenly
spoke with a different accent. We hear about the man who suffered a bump onhis
head ...

English Language Myths

Author: Adam Brown
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe
ISBN: 9780071205344
Size: 14.99 MB
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The discussions that focus on Southeast Asia andSingapore in particular make this book very relevant to both English languageteachers and students in the region.

Port Out Starboard Home

Author: Michael Quinion
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Size: 12.24 MB
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In this entertaining and fascinating new book on the origins of words and expressions, Michael Quinion retells the mythic tales that have become popular currency - the word 'posh' deriving from 'port out, starboard home' - and also tries to ...

Women Talk More Than Men

Author: Abby Kaplan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110708492X
Size: 69.20 MB
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A detailed look at language-related myths that explores both what we know and how we know it.