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Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à David Crystal works from his home in Holyhead North Wales as a writer editor lecturer and broadcaster Born in Lisburn Northern Ireland in 1941 he spent his early years in Holyhead His family moved to Liverpool in 1951 and he received his secondary schooling at St Mary's College He read English at University College London 1959 62 specialised in English language studies did some rese

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  1. Heather Shaw Heather Shaw says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIBy Crystal’s own admission By Hook or by Crook is a linguistic travelogue Normally a writer of textbooks and dictionaries—utterly self cont


  2. Jen Padgett Bohle Jen Padgett Bohle says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBII learned a valuable lesson from this pitifulunfortunate and ghastly book being an esteemed linguist who has studied all varieties of the English language does not e


  3. Judy Judy says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIA truly enjoyable read It wanders and rambles it's way around Wales and wider and roams all around the world I have never enjoyed looking into the origin of names and accents and speech patterns so much Almost got me excite about linguistics and that is because the author David Crystal is obviously brimming with passion for his chosen fieldIn the chapter Book Browser Syndrome he writes In another Francis Edward catalogue in the travel section I encountered one of the best travel titles ever The book was called Because I Haven't Been There Before It might have been the title of this book too for most of my stories are the result of travelling down linguistic side roads that I've never previously explored I found many little bits of information that delighted and struck a chord with my thinking The portions on accents were fabulous and affirming Having lived a large portion of my life in places where the remnants of my accent of orig


  4. Jessica Howard Jessica Howard says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIThis book wasn't quite what I was expecting It was one of the most odd language books I've ever write Crystal explains in the foreword that it was stream of consciousness linguistics and that's probably the best way to describe it Ostensibly it covers a few days as he travels through Wales and Warwickshire ruminating on the accents of those he meets and the place names of the towns he drives through but he also tells stories about language happenings from as long ago as the 1960s in places as diverse as San Francisco India and Poland It was interesting enough I liked learning abo


  5. Ellen Ellen says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIThe thesis of this book can be best summed up as Here are some things I've thought learned andor observed about language Though some of them are interesting the scattered nature of the narrative means the book is doing a remarkably accurate impression of the person you get seated next to at a dinner party who is only capable of conversing about one topic and doesn't care what your thoughts are on the matter DisappointingOH And he also took a dig at TV Why do people insist on putting down an entire medium because they don't like some of the things produced through it? TV can be bad yes but it can also be transcendent and both of the above apply to books equally


  6. Fiona Fiona says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIA hugely entertaining read If you love words etymology philology linguistics phonetics whatever you'll love this book The author travels through Wales and its borderlands with England to Stratford and Lichfield to India and to San Francisco investigating accents dialects place names and history The serendipity of the author's reflections on Shakes


  7. Abcdarian Abcdarian says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBII have this on my bedside table am reading it slowly savoring it Makes me want to a go back to Wales and b take a linguistics course Lovely writer


  8. John John says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIWorked for me as a travel narrative but the linguistics aspect got bogged down in places I'm afraid


  9. Iona Sharma Iona Sharma says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIDNF at 20% I thought this should be right up my alley a travelogue around the UK which is also a look at regional accents and dialect use But it's just not good The author seems to just want to throw in random pieces of information in random order when exploring Wales and its regional accents he goes through Portmeirion and tells us about The Prisoner being filmed there and tells us about communication in bees and railway bridges Which would be ok not the first successful travelogue that meanders around the intellectual landscape but Crystal isn


  10. Graham Graham says:

    Epub By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English ePUB à weplayitco à hook kindle, crook kindle, journey mobile, search kindle, english kindle, By Hook epub, or by book, or by Crook A pdf, Hook or by pdf, Hook or by Crook A pdf, By Hook or by Crook A Journey in Search of English MOBIEnglish speaking worldA lovely book fascinating in it's analysis of English It's is meandering book full of facts and anecdotes A pleasure to read


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