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Says who? : a kinder, funner usage guide for everyone who cares about words

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text Says who? : a kinder, funner usage guide for everyone who cares about words

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Summary
"A kinder, funner usage guide to the ever-changing English language and a useful tool for both the grammar stickler and the more colloquial user of English, from linguist and veteran professor Anne Curzan. Our use of language naturally evolves and... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1. Who's in charge here? : Inner grammando vs. inner wordie showdown ; Ain't: what get's into dictionaries, and how ; Double negatives: how rules become rules ; "PC" language: why emotions run high -- Part 2. What does that wo... Read more
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xiv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Crown 2024

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