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Wordwatching

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormateBook
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Open LibraryOL24311306M
ISBN 109780753520444

Wordwatching by Alex Horne. It was a fun book with a fun concept lover of words with a sense of humour wants to get his own made-up words into the dictionary thus obtaining the. 'A book which is rich in the diversity of language forms is Wordwatching: field notes from an amateur philologist, by Julian Burnside. This is a witty book with attention given to the power of words and how they can be used.' Christopher Bantick, Sunday Tasmanian 'an exquisite pleasure' Warren Hately, Fremantle Herald.

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Thoroughly revised and greatly expanded, this new edition is even more helpful than the classic first edition. The revision of Writing Broadcast News -- Shorter, Sharper, Stronger is 40 percent longer -- and even richer and smoother. It was written for working newspeople, and it is widely accepted in the broadcasting industry as a professional handbook.   He has published a children's book, Matilda and the Dragon, and is also the author of From Nothing to Zero, a compilation of letters written by asylum-seekers held in Australia's detention camps, Wordwatching, a collection of essays on the uses and abuses of the English language, and Watching Brief- reflections on human rights, law, and justice/5(61).


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Buy Wordwatching: Breaking into the Dictionary: It's His Word Against Theirs by Alex Horne (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(8). Wordwatching also reminds us of the need to be aware of the misuse of language in the service of sinister purposes — whether political, ideological, social, or personal.

An ear well-tuned to Wordwatching book nuances of vocabulary inoculates the hearer against this epidemic of deception. He has published a children’s book, Matilda and the Dragon, as. Wordwatching book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he's deci /5(13). Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he decided to invent his own—to create a brand new verbal Wordwatching book and successfully implant it into the English language, and the Oxford English breaking into the dictionary was going to take more than just a gentle word in the ear of the OED's editor, as Alex soon discovered/5(5).

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wordwatching: Breaking into the Dictionary: It's /5(5).

Scotsman, review of 'Wordwatching' Edinburgh Fringe show “A tautly written, charmingly delivered show if you're curious to take a "mental safari" and be enlightened about "pratdigging", this is almost word perfect” The Good Book Guide “A safe place to invest your comedy honk”.

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An ear well-tuned to the nuances of vocabulary inoculates the hearer against this epidemic of deception. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Wordwatching: One Man's Quest for Linguistic Immortality by Alex Horne at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Pages:   Word Watching is a delightful collection of 48 short essays (plus an Introduction and an Afterword) on selected lexicographical examples.

Some are curious, some are profound, some are funny and each of them is interesting. Words are, as Julian Burnside reminds us, a source both/5. Read "Wordwatching Breaking into the Dictionary: It's His Word Against Theirs" by Alex Horne available from Rakuten Kobo. Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he's decided to invent his own and get them into the di Brand: Ebury Publishing.

Metro, review of 'Wordwatching' Edinburgh Fringe show “An amusing account of his quest to introduce various new words and usages into the English language” Financial Times, review of 'Wordwatching' Edinburgh Fringe show.

Download PDF Wordwatching book full free. Wordwatching available for download and read online in other formats. PDF Book Download Full PDF eBook Free Download we should see its wanton borrowings as a source of its strength and vitality. Wordwatching also reminds us of the need to be aware of the misuse of language in the service of sinister.

Book review: Wordwatching - Alex Horne When I read the blurb on the back cover, I wasn't sure how entertaining this book was going to be. "Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he's decided to invent his own and get them into the dictionary.

But, as Alex discovers, gaining entry into the official lexicon takes more than Author: Cheryl Pasquier. Read "Wordwatching Breaking into the Dictionary: It's His Word Against Theirs" by Alex Horne available from Rakuten Kobo. Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he's decided to invent his own and get them into the di Brand: Ebury Publishing.

A bonzer (p. ) discussion of the strange but dinkum (p. ) pedigree (p. ) of the naughty (p. ), nice (p. ), and, sometimes, obscene (p. ) English language. We live in a torrent of words — from radio and television, books and newspapers, and now from the internet.

But, as Julian Burnside reminds us in this new edition of the bestselling Wordwatching, words are a source both. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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FREE Shipping on Brand: Ebury Publishing. Wordwatching One Man's Quest for Linguistic Immortality by Alex Horne. ebook. You won't regret spending your hard-earned honk on this hugely entertaining book. Fiction Humor (Fiction) Publication Details Publisher: Ebury Publishing Imprint: Virgin Digital Publication Date: Format.

A smashing mental safari for logophiles anywhere. This book documents Horne's (and his group of Rare Men) attempts at Verbal Gardening - planting the seeds of new words into the hard-working English language with the end goal of seeing them appear in a dictionary.5/5(5).

about wordwatching; about me () and a chapter on the use of ain't in the Middle Rockies in a book called Ain'thology: The History and Life of a Taboo Word (). My current projects include the authoring of an e-book on the language of American popular music, which will be made available through this site, and a content-based workbook.

Wordwatching is an epic and ridiculous story of one man's struggle to break into the dictionary. You won't regret spending your hard-earned honk on this hugely entertaining book. 'Horne is an engagingly smart man, a sort of Dave Gorman of the intellect'. The Scotsman 'A hilarious story of a man's adventures into the world of words.5/5(5).Peoplewatching is the culmination of a career of watching people - their behaviour and habits, their personalities and their quirks.

Desmond Morris shows us how people, consciously and unconsciously, signal their attitudes, desires and innermost feelings with their bodies and actions, often more powerfully than with their words. Consisting of his timeless classic "Manwatching," completely 4/5(1).World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.

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