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English Words: Structure, History, Usage

Francis Katamba - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 322 pages
How do we find the right word for the job? Where does that word come from? Why do we spell it like that? And how do we know what it means? Words are all around us - we use them ...
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A History of English Spelling

D. G. Scragg - English language - 1974 - 130 pages
This book provides an outline history of English spelling from the Anglo-Saxons' adoption of the Roman alphabet to the present day. It shows the respective influences on modern ...
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Language Form and Linguistic Variation: Papers Dedicated to Angus McIntosh

Angus McIntosh - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1982 - 496 pages
The papers in this volume celebrate the work of Angus McIntosh, who specialized in dialects of Later Middle English, and wrote on other topics in English linguistics as well ...
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The Edinburgh companion to Scots

John Corbett, J. Derrick McClure, Jane Stuart-Smith - Foreign Language Study - 2003 - 304 pages
Covers the grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation of contemporary speech in Scotland, and the investigation of Older Scots written texts.
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