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Hardback:Spell it out : the singular story of English spelling / David Crystal.:2012 Hardback Spell it out : the singular story of English spelling / David Crystal.
Spell it out : the singular story of English spelling / David Crystal.
Author: Crystal, David, 1941-
Publication year: 2012
Format: Hardback
Publisher: London : Profile,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781846685675 (hbk.) : 1846685672 (hbk.) : 9781847658227 (ebook) : 1847658229 (ebook) :
Notes:
75 percent of English spelling is regular but 25 percent is complicated, and in 'Spell It Out' David Crystal extends a helping hand to the confused and curious alike. He unearths the stories behind the rogue words that confound us, and explains why these peculiarities entered the mainstream.
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vii, 328 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.

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