Rebel Without a Clause

Rebel without a Clause is a fascinatingly idiosyncratic romp through the world of words by lexicographer and former Macquarie Dictionary Editor, Sue Butler.

Rebel Without a Clause

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Rebel Without a Clause
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Susan Butler
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-29 - Publisher: Macmillan

The English language is changing constantly. We invent new words and phrases, we mash up idioms, we mispronounce, misuse, misappropriate. Sue Butler has heard it all and is ready to defend and disagree with common usage. Veering from tolerance to outrage, she examines how the word sheila took a nose-dive
Rebel with a Clause
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ellen Jovin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-05 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

For fans of Mary Norris and Benjamin Dreyer, an unconventional guide to the English language drawn from the cross-country adventures of an itinerant grammarian When Ellen Jovin first walked outside her Manhattan apartment and set up a folding table with a sign reading “Grammar Table,” it took about 30 seconds
Rebel With a Cause
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Ann Clwyd
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-28 - Publisher: Biteback Publishing

A BORN REBEL, ANN CLWYD HAS NEVER FEARED A FIGHT. The first woman to represent a Welsh Valleys constituency in Parliament, Ann Clwyd has spent thirty-three years in the corridors of power and witnessed the key political events of modern times, from the miners' strike, which ripped apart communities, to
Rebel with a Clause
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ellen Jovin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

For fans of Lynne Truss and Susie Dent, an unconventional guide to the English language drawn from the American cross-country adventures of an itinerant grammarian When Ellen Jovin first walked outside her Manhattan apartment and set up a folding table with a sign reading "Grammar Table," it took about 30
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England
Language: en
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Authors: Francis Bacon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1844 - Publisher:

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