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Twentieth Century Words

Twentieth Century Words( )
Author: Ayto, John
Publication Date:Dec 1999
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

A landmark book for the end of the century, presenting an overview of the development of English vocabulary from 1900 to the present day. There will be ten chapters, one for each decade, that will provide an introduction to the decade, with areas of particular importance and interest noted,and a presentaion of new words for that decade. The selected entries will be both new words, and words that have important new meanings. They will be listed alphabetically in a dictionary-style...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.3 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:2.42 Pounds

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