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Fifty Years Among the New Words
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: John Algeo, Adele S. Algeo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-07-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book looks at the new words of the past five decades.
Fifty Years among the New Words
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: John Algeo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-10-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

American Speech, the journal of the American Dialect Society has for fifty years included a regular collection of neologisms called "Among the New Words." A recent issue, for example, includes four quotations for "date rape," two for "designated driver," and six for "DNA fingerprinting," "intifada," and other current terms. Complete
The Origins and Development of the English Language
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John Algeo, Carmen A. Butcher
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-29 - Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE reflects current research and takes a linguistic-analysis approach with a focus on the facts of language rather than on theoretical approaches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Analogy in Word-formation
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Elisa Mattiello
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book fills a gap in lexical morphology, especially with reference to analogy in English word-formation. Many studies have focused their interest on the role played by analogy within English inflectional morphology. However, the analogical mechanism also deserves investigation on account of its relevance to neology in English. This volume
The Cambridge History of the English Language
Language: en
Pages: 783
Authors: Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Suzanne Romaine, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The volumes of The Cambridge history of the English language reflect the spread of English from its beginnings in Anglo-Saxon England to its current role as a multifaceted global language that dominates international communication in the 21st century.