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The Secret Life of Words

How English Became English

By Henry Hitchings | Paperback | 0 Review(s)

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Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have come from? Have you ever thought about which words in English have been borrowed from Arabic, French or Dutch? Try admiral, landscape and marmalade just for starters. The Secret Life of Words... read more

Format
Paperback
Release Date
02 Apr 2009
Author(s)
Henry Hitchings
Publisher
John Murray General Publishing Division
ISBN-13
9780719564550
Dimensions
132mm x 198mm x 29mm
Pages
448
Format
Paperback
Release Date
02 Apr 2009
Author(s)
Henry Hitchings
Publisher
John Murray General Publishing Division
ISBN-13
9780719564550
Dimensions
132mm x 198mm x 29mm
Pages
448

View variations of this book >

Currently out of stock online, please contact your nearest store for availability