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Natural Symbols: Explorations in Cosmology.
First published over twenty five years ago, but with a new introduction and thoroughly updated.Every natural symbol - derived from blood, breath or excrement - carries a social meaning and this workExpand
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Syntactic change in Germanic
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This study examines certain features of Dutch syntax between approximately 1300 and 1650. Expand
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A handbook of varieties of English : a multimedia reference tool
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The Handbook is by far the most thorough reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world. Expand
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Euphemism & Dysphemism: Language Used as Shield and Weapon
We all use euphemisms every day - `nice' expressions that shield us from the offensive or frightening things they describe. Euphemisms have existed throughout recorded history; they are used even byExpand
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Forbidden Words: Taboo and the Censoring of Language
Many words and expressions are viewed as 'taboo', such as those used to describe sex, our bodies and their functions, and those used to insult other people. This 2006 book provides a fascinatingExpand
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Syntactic Change in Germanic: Aspects of language change in Germanic with particular reference to Middle Dutch
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This study examines certain features of Dutch syntax between approximately 1300 and 1650. Expand
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Australian English: phonology
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