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↰ Free Kindle Download @The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary ⣃ E-Pub Author John Simpson ⤝

↰ Free Kindle Download @The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary ⣃ E-Pub Author John Simpson ⤝ ↰ Free Kindle Download @The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary ⣃ E-Pub Author John Simpson ⤝ Can you drink a glass of balderdash What do you call the part of a dogs back it cant scratch And if, serendipitously, you find yourself in Serendip, then where exactly are you The answers to all of these questionsand a great many can be found in the pages of the Oxford English Dictionary, the definitive record of the English language And there is no better guide to the dictionarys many wonderments than the former chief editor of the OED, John Simpson Simpson spent almost four decades of his life immersed in the intricacies of our language, and guides us through its history with charmingly laconic wit In The Word Detective, an intensely personal memoir and a joyful celebration of English, he weaves a story of how words come into being and sometimes disappear , how culture shapes the language we use, and how technology has transformed not only the way we speak and write but also how words are made Throughout, he enlivens his narrative with lively excavations and investigations of individual wordsfrom deadline to online and back to 101 yes, its a word all the while reminding us that the seemingly mundane words can you name the four different meanings of ma are often the most interesting ones But Simpson also reminds us of the limitations of language spending his days in the OEDs house of words, his family at home is forced to confront the challenges of wordlessness A brilliant and deeply humane expedition through the world of words, The Word Detective will delight and inspire any lover of language. 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    • The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary
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    • John Simpson
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    • 27 October 2017

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