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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, c1993
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 427.09 GRE .
The adventure of English : 500AD-2000 the biography of a language Melvyn Bragg. by
  • Bragg, Melvyn
Publication details: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2003
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 420.9 BRA .
The Alphabet : unravelling the mystery of the alphabet from A to Z David Sacks by
  • Sacks, David
Publication details: London : Hutchinson, 2003
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 421.1 SAC .
Chasing the sun : dictionary-makers and the dictionaries they made Jonathon Green. by
  • Green, Jonathon, 1948-
Publication details: London: Pimlico, 1997
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 1986
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 420.9 MCC .
The happy phrase : everyday conversation made easy Shane Maloney & Guy Rundle. by
  • Maloney, Shane. Rundle, Guy
Publication details: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2004
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 2004
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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., 1931
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 1946
Other title:
  • Author and printer.
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Stacks area 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, 1998
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Biography 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: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, c1988
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 427.994 JOH .
French for le snob : adding panache to your everyday conversations Yvette Reche. by
  • Reche, Yvette
Publication details: London : Robson Books, c2005
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 2006
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 427.994 LUN .
Wordwatching : field notes from an amateur philologist Julian Burnside. by
  • Burnside, Julian
Publication details: Carlton North, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2006, c 2004
Other title:
  • Word watching
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 2007
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 2001
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 1962
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: PITT. 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, 2004
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 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, 2002
Availability: Items available for loan: Melbourne Athenaeum Library (1)Collection, call number: Non-Fiction 420 BUR .
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