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27th October, 2013

Spell It Out by David Crystal

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Lisburn-born linguist David Crystal is a man in love with the English language. He is the author of more than 120 books, many of them dealing with various aspects of English. For example, the Stories of English (2004) dealt with the history of the language while Txtng: The Gr8 Db8 (2008) looked at text speak and its potential ramifications. In Spell it Out he goes behind some...

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