Journals Higher Education



03 February 2007

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780199207640

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The Fight for English

How Language Pundits Ate, Shot, and Left

David Crystal

  • The story of a thousand years of argument about 'correct' English
  • A world-renowned expert's personal view on the controversy
  • How much do apostrophes and split infinitives matter?
  • From the world's No. 1 language publisher
  • Why we should say no to 'zero tolerance' in language