The Language Hoax

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : John H. McWhorter | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199361588
ISBN 13 : 0199361584

Challenges the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which claims that the language people speak shapes the way they perceive the world, arguing against the use of language as a lens through whi..

Words On The Move

Pub Date : 2016-09-06 | Author : John McWhorter | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781627794732
ISBN 13 : 1627794735

A bestselling linguist takes us on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our eyes -- and why we should embrace this transformation and not fight it Language ..

The Triple Hoax

Pub Date : 2015-03-10 | Author : Carolyn Keene | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781481448826
ISBN 13 : 148144882X

When Nancy’s aunt’s friend is swindled out of a sizable sum of money, she invites Nancy, Bess, and George to New York to help figure out who is behind the theft. There, the gir..

The Language Of Journalism

Pub Date : | Author : Melvin J. Lasky | Publisher : Transaction Publishers

ISBN 10 : 1412837553
ISBN 13 : 9781412837552

"Hugely enjoyable--and valuable. I dropped everything else to read it. A treasure..."--Charles Wheeler, senior foreign correspondent, the BBC The newspaper is to the twentieth cent..

L Instinct Du Langage

Pub Date : 1999-02-01 | Author : Steven Pinker | Publisher : Odile Jacob

ISBN 10 : 9782738168849
ISBN 13 : 2738168841

Quelles sont les structures universelles du langage? Quelles sont ses bases biologiques? Que savent les bébés en naissant? Existe-t-il des gènes de la grammaire? Parviendra-t-on..