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Slang down the ages : the historical development of slang Jonathon Green.

by Green, Jonathon, 1948-.

Publication details: London : Kyle Cathie, 2003, c1993Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 427.09 GRE .
The adventure of English : 500AD-2000 the biography of a language Melvyn Bragg.

by Bragg, Melvyn.

Publication details: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2003Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 420.9 BRA .
The Alphabet : unravelling the mystery of the alphabet from A to Z David Sacks

by Sacks, David.

Publication details: London : Hutchinson, 2003Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 421.1 SAC .
Chasing the sun : dictionary-makers and the dictionaries they made Jonathon Green.

by Green, Jonathon, 1948-.

Publication details: London: Pimlico, 1997Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 413.0280922 GRE .
The story of English Robert McCrum, William Cran, Robert MacNeil.

by McCrum, Robert. Cran, William. MacNeil, Robert.

Publication details: London : Faber and Faber ; BBC publications, 1986Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 420.9 MCC .
The happy phrase : everyday conversation made easy Shane Maloney & Guy Rundle.

by Maloney, Shane. Rundle, Guy.

Publication details: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2004Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 302.346 MAL .
Watson's dictionary of weasel words, contemporary cliches, cant and management jargon Don Watson.

by Watson, Don.

Publication details: Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Knopf, 2004Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 658.0014 WAT .
The King's English / by H. W. Fowler and F. G. Folwer.

by Fowler, H. W. (Henry Watson), 1858-1933. Fowler, F. G. (Francis George), 1870-1918.

Publication details: Oxford : Clarendon P., 1931Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 808.042 FOW .
Authors' & printers' dictionary : a guide for authors by F. Howard Collins.

by Collins, F. Howard. (Frederick Howard), 1857-1910.

Publication details: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1946Other title: Author and printer..Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Stacks area Call number: 655.2 COL .
The surgeon of Crowthorne : a tale of murder, madness and the love of words Simon Winchester.

by Winchester, Simon. Winchester, Simon.

Publication details: Ringwood, Vic. : Viking, 1998Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Biography Call number: 924.21 WIN .
Words : reflections on the uses of language

by British Broadcasting Corporation.

Publication details: London : British Broadcasting Corporation, 1975 [i.e. 1976]Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 428.1 WOR .
The Penguin book of Australian slang : a dinkum guide to Oz English Lenie 'Midge' Johansen ; foreword by Phillip Adams, illustrated by Ken Maynard.

by Johansen, Lenie. 1950- Johansen, Lenie, 1950-.

Publication details: Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1996, c1988Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 427.994 JOH .
French for le snob : adding panache to your everyday conversations Yvette Reche.

by Reche, Yvette.

Publication details: London : Robson Books, c2005Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 422.4 REC .
Lost for words : Australia's lost language in words and stories Hugh Lunn.

by Lunn, Hugh. 1941- | Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Publication details: Sydney : ABC Books, 2006Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 427.994 LUN .
Wordwatching : field notes from an amateur philologist Julian Burnside.

by Burnside, Julian.

Publication details: Carlton North, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2006, c 2004Other title: Word watching.Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 428 BUR .
The dord, the diglot, and a therblig or two : the hidden lives and strange origins of words Garg Anu.

by Anu, Garg.

Publication details: New York : Plume, 2007Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 422 GAR .
Writing from start to finish : a six-step guide Kate Grenville.

by Grenville, Kate.

Publication details: St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2001Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 808.042 GRE .
Cassell's English Dictionary : including words & phrases current among the English-speaking peoples of the world, together with many technical & scientific terms in common use Completely rev. ; enl. by A. L. Hayward and J. J. Sparkes.

by Hayward, Arthur L. Sparkes, John J. (Arthur Lawrence), 1885-1967.

Publication details: London. : Cassell, 1962Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): PITT. Call number: HAY .
Weeds in the garden of words : further observations on the tangled history of the English language Kate Burridge

by Burridge, Kate.

Publication details: Sydney : ABC Books, 2004Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 420.9 BUR .
Blooming English : observations on the roots, cultivation and hybrids of the English language Kate Burridge.

by Burridge, Kate.

Publication details: Sydney : ABC Books, 2002Availability: Items available for loan: 1 . Collection(s): Non-Fiction Call number: 420 BUR .
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