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MOBI Ñ DOC Language Myths 0140260234 ↠ PETER TRUDGILL ↠ [PDF / Epub] ★ Language Myths Author Peter Trudgill – Danpashley.co.uk A uniue collection of original essays by 21 of the world's leading linguists The topics discussed focus on some of the most popular myths about language The Media Are Ruining A uniue collection of original essays by 21 of the world's leading linguists The topics discussed focus on some of the most popular myths about language The Media Are Ruining English; Children Can't Speak or Write Properly Any; America is Ruining the English Language The tone is lively and entertaining throughout and there are cartoons from Doonesbury andThe Wizard of Id to illustrate some of the points The book should have a wide readership not only amongst students who want to read leading linguists writing about popular misconceptions but also amongst the large number of people who enjoy reading about language in general This is a collection of essays by today's leading linguists Their mission is to debunk some of the most popular myths about languages For example some of the topics coverd are Double Negatives Are Illogical TV Makes People Sound the Same and Some Languages Are Harder Than Others My favorite essay had to do with the topic of the perception of American dialectsI think this book is very easy to read and it's not necessary to have a background in linguistics to enjoy it Also some of the things you learn by reading this book will give you a chance to get revenge on your high school English teacher Check it out

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A uniue collection of original essays by 21 of the world's leading linguists The topics discussed focus on some of the most popular myths about language The Media Are Ruining English; Children Can't Speak or Write Properly Any; America is Ruining the English Language The tone is lively and entertaining throughout and there are cartoons from Doonesbury andThe Wizard of Id to illustrate some of the points The book should have a wide readership not only amongst students who want to read leading linguists writing about popular misconceptions but also amongst the large number of people who enjoy reading about language in general Great

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Language MythsA uniue collection of original essays by 21 of the world's leading linguists The topics discussed focus on some of the most popular myths about language The Media Are Ruining English; Children Can't Speak or Write Properly Any; America is Ruining the English Language The tone is lively and entertaining throughout and there are cartoons from Doonesbury andThe Wizard of Id to illustrate some of the points The book should have a wide readership not only amongst students who want to read leading linguists writing about popular misconceptions but also amongst the large number of people who enjoy reading about language in general uite useless honestly but I had to buy it for only one chapter If you are a linguistic major do not get this book because their are better options like The Study of Language by George Yule that will be helpful