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Lexicographer's Dilemma

The Evolution of "proper" English, From Shakespeare to South Park
Lynch, Jack (Book - 2010 )
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Lexicographer's Dilemma


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What does proper English mean, and who gets to say what's right? Lynch has discovered every rule of English usage has a human history, and makes sense only in a historical context. They're more like rules of etiquette, made by fallible people and subject to change.
Authors: Lynch, Jack (John T.)
Statement of Responsibility: Jack Lynch
Title: Lexicographer's dilemma
the evolution of "proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Publisher: New York :, Walker & Company,, 2010
Characteristics: viii, 326 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,22 cm.
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