Language Myths

Author: Laurie Bauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141939109
Size: 31.46 MB
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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.

Language Myths

Author: Laurie Bauer
Publisher: ePenguin
ISBN:
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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.

Language Myths

Author: Laurie Bauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0140260234
Size: 70.82 MB
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This collection of essays tackles beliefs, correcting a catalogue of errors such as: aborigines speak a primitive language, French people speak faster and German is ugly.

Language Myths And The History Of English

Author: Richard J. Watts
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195327608
Size: 44.40 MB
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Language Myths and the History of English deconstructs common myths about the historical development of English and looks at the ideological reasons for their existence.

Language Myths Mysteries And Magic

Author: K. Stollznow
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137404868
Size: 62.35 MB
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Can animals, aliens, and objects talk? Can we communicate with gods, demons, and the dead? Language Myths, Mysteries and Magic is a curio shop full of colourful superstitions, folklore, and legends about language.

Language And Myth

Author: Ernst Cassirer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486200514
Size: 11.57 MB
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Six essays which analyze the non-national thought processes that influence culture

The Language Myth In Western Culture

Author: Roy Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136751459
Size: 74.90 MB
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The two questions that immediately arise are: why should these be described as
myths, and why particularly language myths? Harris's answer to the first has been
elaborated at length over the past thirty years and constitutes the theory of ...

Port Out Starboard Home

Author: Michael Quinion
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:
Size: 64.99 MB
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In this entertaining and fascinating new book on the origins of words and expressions, Michael Quinion retells the mythic tales that have become popular currency - the word 'posh' deriving from 'port out, starboard home' - and also tries to ...

English Language Myths

Author: Adam Brown
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe
ISBN: 9780071205344
Size: 57.61 MB
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The discussions that focus on Southeast Asia andSingapore in particular make this book very relevant to both English languageteachers and students in the region.

The Language Myth

Author: Vyvyan Evans
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316123596
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Some scientists have argued that language is innate, a type of unique human 'instinct' pre-programmed in us from birth. In this book, Vyvyan Evans argues that this received wisdom is, in fact, a myth.