This book debunks nine common myths. It's sure to be a fascinating linguistic and historical journey for word nerds.
The Whole World in a Book explores a period in which globalization, industrialization, and social mobility were changing language in unimaginable ways.
Dennis Baron reveals the untold story of how we got from he and she to zie and hir and singular-they.
From one of America's most influential teachers, a collection of the best writing advice distilled from fifty language books - from Aristotle to Strunk & White.
This twist on a classic fairy tale is meant to help kids learn the basics of grammar.
Grammar aficionados and beginners alike will love this fresh, friendly approach to tackling American English grammar and punctuation rules.
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After the Revolutionary War came another conflict in the United States — a battle over whether and how much American English should differ from British English.
Did you know that English once had a verb meaning "to pretend to work while actually doing nothing"? And one meaning "to put off until the day after tomorrow"?
"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."