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On words : insights into how our words work-- and don't, Paula LaRocque

Label
On words : insights into how our words work-- and don't
Title
On words
Title remainder
insights into how our words work-- and don't
Statement of responsibility
Paula LaRocque
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
LaRocque, Paula
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
  • Figures of speech
Target audience
adult
Label
On words : insights into how our words work-- and don't, Paula LaRocque
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes 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
  • Mondegreens
  • Apostrophes
  • 160
  • Graven Errors
  • 164
  • Little Words, Big Trouble
  • 167
  • Short and Clear Says More
  • 171
  • Common Confusions
  • 175
  • 23
  • Laying a Grammatical Egg
  • 178
  • Those Pesky Pronouns
  • 181
  • Pre- and Suffixation
  • 26
  • Sam's Dictionary
  • 29
  • Campaign for Plain English
  • 32
  • Preferred Pronunciations
  • 35
  • Part 1
  • A Roast By Any Other Name
  • 39
  • Ok, Ok
  • 41
  • Part 2
  • Words as Words
  • Lost Words
  • 44
  • New Words: Language Mirrors Society
  • 48
  • Words and Culture
  • Place as Metaphor
  • 52
  • Playing Footsie
  • 55
  • Words From the Gods
  • 58
  • Words for the Fearful
  • 62
  • Running Wild
  • 66
  • Language Limits Limit Our World
  • People Labels
  • 69
  • Seeing Red
  • 72
  • Typhoid Mary and 'Friends'
  • 75
  • War Words
  • 78
  • Tom Swiftie
  • 82
  • 12
  • Tricky Words
  • 85
  • Part 3
  • Words and Calendar
  • Equinox
  • 89
  • March: Month of Bluster
  • 92
  • Shakespeare's Birthday
  • 95
  • Barbarian
  • For the Fathers
  • 98
  • Yankee Doodle Day
  • 101
  • Spoonerisms
  • 105
  • Seize the (Dog) Day
  • 108
  • Month Monikers
  • 110
  • 16
  • Words to Give Thanks By
  • 114
  • Time Running Out
  • 117
  • Part 4
  • Words and Media
  • Freaky Deakies
  • 120
  • Professional Gaffes
  • 123
  • Crazy Labels
  • Mixaphors
  • 127
  • Wrong Words
  • 130
  • Media Mistakes Hurt the Language
  • 134
  • Beat Jargon
  • 138
  • Good Broadcasting is Good Dialogue
  • 142
  • 19
  • Refugee: Words as Message Rather Than Medium
  • 146
  • Victim as Media Scapegoat
  • 149
  • Section 5
  • Words and Mechanics
  • Department of Redundancy Department
  • 153
  • Weird Quotation Marks
  • 157
Control code
ocn148721238
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781933338200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
428.1 L327 ; P ; XX-N ; C0710QU1(RS).
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148721238
  • (Sirsi) 148721238
  • (OCoLC)148721238
Label
On words : insights into how our words work-- and don't, Paula LaRocque
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes 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
  • Mondegreens
  • Apostrophes
  • 160
  • Graven Errors
  • 164
  • Little Words, Big Trouble
  • 167
  • Short and Clear Says More
  • 171
  • Common Confusions
  • 175
  • 23
  • Laying a Grammatical Egg
  • 178
  • Those Pesky Pronouns
  • 181
  • Pre- and Suffixation
  • 26
  • Sam's Dictionary
  • 29
  • Campaign for Plain English
  • 32
  • Preferred Pronunciations
  • 35
  • Part 1
  • A Roast By Any Other Name
  • 39
  • Ok, Ok
  • 41
  • Part 2
  • Words as Words
  • Lost Words
  • 44
  • New Words: Language Mirrors Society
  • 48
  • Words and Culture
  • Place as Metaphor
  • 52
  • Playing Footsie
  • 55
  • Words From the Gods
  • 58
  • Words for the Fearful
  • 62
  • Running Wild
  • 66
  • Language Limits Limit Our World
  • People Labels
  • 69
  • Seeing Red
  • 72
  • Typhoid Mary and 'Friends'
  • 75
  • War Words
  • 78
  • Tom Swiftie
  • 82
  • 12
  • Tricky Words
  • 85
  • Part 3
  • Words and Calendar
  • Equinox
  • 89
  • March: Month of Bluster
  • 92
  • Shakespeare's Birthday
  • 95
  • Barbarian
  • For the Fathers
  • 98
  • Yankee Doodle Day
  • 101
  • Spoonerisms
  • 105
  • Seize the (Dog) Day
  • 108
  • Month Monikers
  • 110
  • 16
  • Words to Give Thanks By
  • 114
  • Time Running Out
  • 117
  • Part 4
  • Words and Media
  • Freaky Deakies
  • 120
  • Professional Gaffes
  • 123
  • Crazy Labels
  • Mixaphors
  • 127
  • Wrong Words
  • 130
  • Media Mistakes Hurt the Language
  • 134
  • Beat Jargon
  • 138
  • Good Broadcasting is Good Dialogue
  • 142
  • 19
  • Refugee: Words as Message Rather Than Medium
  • 146
  • Victim as Media Scapegoat
  • 149
  • Section 5
  • Words and Mechanics
  • Department of Redundancy Department
  • 153
  • Weird Quotation Marks
  • 157
Control code
ocn148721238
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781933338200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
428.1 L327 ; P ; XX-N ; C0710QU1(RS).
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148721238
  • (Sirsi) 148721238
  • (OCoLC)148721238

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