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Blooming English : observations on the roots, cultivation and hybrids of the English language / Kate Burridge
Bib ID 217586
Format BookBook
Author
Burridge, Kate
 
Description Sydney : ABC Books, 2002 
259 p. : 22 cm. 
ISBN 0733310273 (paperback)
Summary

A collection of observations on the mysteries and intricacies of English generated from talkback calls to Kate's popular segment on ABC Radio, written for those who love language and words.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 256-259.

Subjects English language -- Social aspects.  |  English language -- Slang.  |  English language -- Jargon.

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