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Products In Lexicography (Total Products 19, Showing: 1 -> 19)
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The surgeon of Crowthorne
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The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a monumental 50 year task requiring thousands of volunteers. One of the keenest volunteers was a W C M...
The happiness passport
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In Hayes' book ... she joins the dots between these differing beliefs to help us cultivate a richer shared vocabulary of happiness, and unravels the ...

Word by word
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Many of us take dictionaries for granted, but the process of writing them is, in fact, as lively and dynamic as language itself. With sharp wit and ir...
The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...

Intonation and prosodic structure
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This book provides a state-of-the-art survey of intonation and prosodic structure. Taking a phonological perspective, it shows how morpho-syntactic co...
The Cambridge handbook of linguistic typology
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Linguistic typology identifies both how languages vary and what they all have in common. This Handbook provides a state-of-the art survey of the aims ...

Language, consciousness, culture
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An integrative approach to human cognition that encompasses the domains of language, consciousness, action, social cognition, and theory of mind that ...
Why only us
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Berwick and Chomsky draw on recent developments in linguistic theory to offer an evolutionary account of language and humans' remarkable, species-spec...

The minimalist program
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A classic work that situates linguistic theory in the broader cognitive sciences, formulating and developing the minimalist program. In his foundation...
Bad words and what they tell us
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Once upon a time, the worst words you could utter were short, simple and tended to be four letters in length. Now things are more complicated. To be i...

English nouns
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Using extensive data from the Corpus of Contemporary American English (Davies, 2008), this groundbreaking book shows that the syntactic patterns in wh...
Language in our brain
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A comprehensive account of the neurobiological basis of language, arguing that species-specific brain differences may be at the root of the human capa...

Using Japanese synonyms
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Being a successful speaker of a given language involves control of the meaning and use of vocabulary items, taking in their lexical content (what phen...
Birdsong, speech, and language
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Prominent scholars consider the cognitive and neural similarities between birdsong and human speech and language.Scholars have long been captivated by...

Lexical priming
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Lexical Priming proposes a radical new theory of the lexicon, which amounts to a completely new theory of language based on how words are used in the ...
A brief history of the verb to be
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A journey through linguistic time and space, from Aristotle through the twentieth century's era of syntax, in search of a dangerous verb and its sig...

Grammatical theory and bilingual codeswitching
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Theoretically significant work on the grammar of codeswitching by the leading researchers in the field.Codeswitching is the alternate use of two or mo...
Mother tongue
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'More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to...'Only Bill Bryson could make a book about the Engl...

The life of Samuel Johnson
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In Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, one of the towering figures of English literature is revealed with unparalleled immediacy and originality, in a b...

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