The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English

By: Hitchings, Henry

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Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have come from? This text is a wide-ranging account not only of the history of English, but also of how words witness history, reflect social change and remind us of our turbulent past.

Title: The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English

Author Name: Hitchings, Henry

Categories: Language,

Publisher: John Murray: 2008-04-03

ISBN Number: 0719564549

ISBN Number 13: 9780719564543

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo)

Seller ID: 171841