Cover of: The Fight for English | David Crystal

The Fight for English

How Language Pundits Ate, Shot, and Left

Published by Oxford University Press in New York, USA .
Written in English.

About the Book

A funny and informative view about the history of the English language, at times both astute in historical details and insightful with contemporary use examples. It's a discussion about details as well as overall reasoning behind and rules and standards of English.

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Number of pages 256
Dimensions 7.4 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches
Weight 9.9 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library OL9592894M
Internet Archive isbn_9780199229697
ISBN 10 0199229694
ISBN 13 9780199229697
Library Thing 1581649
Goodreads 1903765

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June 12, 2017 Edited by ImportBot import new book
May 26, 2011 Edited by Emily Alinder Flynn Updated publishing information.
August 12, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
April 24, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Fixed duplicate goodreads IDs.
April 30, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Inital record created, from an amazon.com record.