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The Resource Righting the mother tongue : from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling, David Wolman

Righting the mother tongue : from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling, David Wolman

Label
Righting the mother tongue : from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling
Title
Righting the mother tongue
Title remainder
from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling
Statement of responsibility
David Wolman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shows that the English language has been shaped by common misspellings, shares the stories of silent letters, evaluates the role of the Internet in rendering mistakes acceptable, and follows the efforts of spelling reformers
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
285619
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolman, David
Dewey number
421/.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1141
LC item number
.W65 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
English language
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling
Label
Righting the mother tongue : from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling, David Wolman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
War of the words -- Crossed -- Regime change -- Page setup -- Valiant exterminators of dialectical vermin -- Outlaw orthography -- A first class man -- Spellraisers -- Of yachts and yetterswippers -- Fixers -- The rubarb on the Internet -- The Portland spelling bee
Control code
716329
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780061369254
Lccn
2008023424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061369254
  • (OCoLC)191931729
Label
Righting the mother tongue : from Olde English to email, the tangled story of English spelling, David Wolman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
War of the words -- Crossed -- Regime change -- Page setup -- Valiant exterminators of dialectical vermin -- Outlaw orthography -- A first class man -- Spellraisers -- Of yachts and yetterswippers -- Fixers -- The rubarb on the Internet -- The Portland spelling bee
Control code
716329
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780061369254
Lccn
2008023424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061369254
  • (OCoLC)191931729

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