Vocabula Bound: Essays on the English Language from the Vocabula Review

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Robert Hartwell Fiske
Marion Street Press, Inc., 2004 - 304 sidor
A collection of twenty-five essays ranging in topic from the importance of teaching poetry to the "secret nature" of nicknames, as well as twenty-six poems.
 

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Part the First Outbursts
12
Children Deserve Poetry
20
Why Teachers Cant Read Poetry
31
The Ribbon
42
LArt Poetique
48
The Art of Conversation
55
Upsizing
61
Playing the Synonym Game
67
Obscene Words
133
Who Owns English
191
Singular They The Pro That Ca
210
A Little Poem
229
Temptation of St Anthony Detail of Demons
235
The Secret Nature of Nicknames
244
Politicians Incorrect
253
The Pen Is Mightier Than MSWord
260

Tongue
76
Marmara
79
Why Linguists Are Not to Be Trusted
89
Getting the Words Right
119
Words of a Feather
125
Mr Goldentongue
266
Interior Decoration Committee
279
Credits
294
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