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  • Mark Forsyth
    Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegrap...
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    Literature of the Gaelic Landscape compares Gaelic litera...
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  • The Etymologicon (Paperback / softback)
    Mark Forsyth
    The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of...
  • I Never Knew There Was a Word For It (Paperback / softback)
    Adam Jacot de Boinod
    A compendium that includes three of the author's acclaime...
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  • How Language Began (Hardback)
    Daniel Everett
    In his groundbreaking new book Daniel Everett seeks answe...
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  • You Say Potato (Hardback)
    Ben Crystal, David Crystal
    An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, an...
  • The Story of Hebrew (Paperback / softback)
    Lewis Glinert
    The Story of Hebrew explores the extraordinary hold that ...
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  • Kasper Juffermans, Constan...
    This book examines the powerful role of writing in society.
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  • Motherfocloir (Hardback)
    Darach O'Seaghdha
    A humorous investigation of the Irish language.
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  • Coming Home (Paperback / softback)
    Michael McCaughan
    Packed with anecdotes and exercises,this is the story of ...
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  • Lingo (Paperback / softback)
    Gaston Dorren, Jonathan B...
    Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen t...
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  • Accidence Will Happen (Paperback / softback)
    Oliver Kamm
    THE TIMES columnist Oliver Kamm takes on the pedants in t...
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  • Lingo (Hardback)
    Gaston Dorren, Jonathan B...
    Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen t...
  • Bill Oddie, Thomas Bewick
    Featuring songbirds, aquatic birds, birds of prey and gar...
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  • Chloe Rhodes
    Collective nouns are one of the most charming oddities of...
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  • Authorisms (Hardback)
    Paul Dickson
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  • Two Girls, One on Each Knee (Paperback / softback)
    Alan Connor
    In the century since its birth, the crossword has evolved...
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  • John Murray
    A comprehensive field guide to the Gaelic landscape.
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