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Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late Capitalist Struggle
Trivium: The Classical Liberal Arts of Grammar, Logic, & Rhetoric
Making a Point: The Pernickety Story of English Punctuation
Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous
Uncommon Ground: A Word-Lover's Guide to the British Landscape
An Unkindness of Ravens: A Book of Collective Nouns
The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How it Shapes the Way We See the World
Unmentionables: From Family Jewels to Friendly Fire - What We Say Instead of What We Mean
Shocked and Awed: How the War on Terror and Jihad Have Changed the English Language
The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English
Outright Barbarous: How the Violent Language of the Right Poisons American Democracy
The Myth of Mars and Venus: Do Men and Women Really Speak Different Languages?
Blooming English: Observations on the Roots, Cultivation and Hybrids of the English Language
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