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The Oxford Companion to the English Language


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Accents and dialects (American English, Ozspeak, Scouse); key people (Johnson, Chomsky); literature (poetic diction, Joyce); names (Eponym, place-names); style (plain English, sexism); education (reading, TEFL); grammar (parts of speech, modal verbs); usage (doublespeak, Fowler); wordgames (crosswords, Scrabble); jargons (air traffic control English); media (BBC, Websters); technology (QWERTY, hypertext).

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Tom McArthur is Editor of the journal English Today.

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