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            The Tyranny of Tongues: Fetishism and Fascism in New Zealand's Language Debate
             

            The Tyranny of Tongues: Fetishism and Fascism in New Zealand's Language Debate (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parauhi, Chris

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            When New Zealand's two pillars of obnoxiousness, Don Brash & Guyon Espiner, had a showdown on National Radio in early 2018, most just turned the radio off. But for those who didn't and were left wondering why not, here's the no nonsense guide to modern Manglish.

            ISBN 9780473461447
            Published 1 December 2018 by The Copy Press
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            Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

            Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen (Hardback)

            By Norris, Mary

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            The Comma Queen returns with a fun, witty and wise romp through language and the crystalline Greek coast.

            ISBN 9781922268242
            Published 2 April 2019 by Text Publishing Co
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            Political Correctness Gone Mad?

            Political Correctness Gone Mad? (Paperback)

            By Peterson, Jordan B.; Fry, Stephen; Dyson, Michael Eric; Goldberg, Michelle

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            Has political correctness gone too far?

            ISBN 9781786076045
            Published 4 February 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Te Matapuna: Textbook
             

            Te Matapuna: Textbook (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Cormack, Ian; Keith, Michael

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            Te Matapuna has a fresh new redesign for today's learners of Te la Reo. Te Ia Reo (The Current of Language) is a lively course for learning and teaching Maori. Te Ia Reo is written primarily for secondary school students, but it can be used equally well in senior primary school c ...

            ISBN 9780170425292
            Published 1 October 2018 by Cengage Learning Australia
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            Words That Go Ping: The ridiculously wonderful world of onomatopoeia

            Words That Go Ping: The ridiculously wonderful world of onomatopoeia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lasserre, Barbara

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            Barbara Lasserre brings the neglected world of onomatopoeia to life in this witty little gem of a book which will delight language lovers.

            ISBN 9781760632199
            Published 24 October 2018 by Allen & Unwin
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            Printer's Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History

            Printer's Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History (Paperback)

            By Romney, Rebecca; Romney, J. P.

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            A funny and entertaining history of printed books as told through absurd moments in the lives of authors and printers, collected by television's favorite rare-book expert from HISTORY's hit series Pawn Stars.Since the Gutenberg Bible first went on sale in 1455, printing has been ...

            ISBN 9780062412324
            Published 21 January 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Happiness Passport: A world tour of joyful living in 50 words

            The Happiness Passport: A world tour of joyful living in 50 words (Hardback)

            By Hayes, Megan C, Ph.D; Illustrated by Bryksenkova, Yelena; Bryksenkova, Ms. Yelena

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            Discover the secrets of living well through this charming world tour, exploring concepts from Danish hygge to Japanese ikigai.

            ISBN 9781781318027
            Published 24 October 2018 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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            It's All Greek: Borrowed Words and their Histories

            It's All Greek: Borrowed Words and their Histories (Hardback)

            By Tulloch, Alexander

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            Did you know that marmalade, pirate, sketch and purse trace their linguistic origins back to the Athens of 500 bce? This book offers a word-by-word look at the influence of Greek on everyday words in English, telling the stories behind their etymological developments.

            ISBN 9781851245055
            Published 15 December 2018 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Talk on the Wild Side: Why Language Won't Do as it's Told

            Talk on the Wild Side: Why Language Won't Do as it's Told (Hardback, Main)

            By Greene, Robert Lane

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            Language is a wild thing. It is vague and anarchic: people observe some grammar rules on some occasions and other rules on others. Language borders are fuzzy-it is often hard even for experts to tell where one ends and a neighbouring one begins. Meaning, style, usage, and linguis ...

            ISBN 9781781258064
            Published 15 October 2018 by Profile Books Ltd
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            From Amourette to Zal: Bizarre and Beautiful Words from Europe: (For When English Just Won't Do)
             

            From Amourette to Zal: Bizarre and Beautiful Words from Europe: (For When English Just Won't Do) (Hardback, None ed.)

            By Rawlings, Alex

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            A light-hearted look at the extraordinary European words that English needs (but the English are too proud to admit)

            ISBN 9780750987738
            Published 1 November 2018 by The History Press Ltd
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