[ Reading ] ➿ Frantic Semantics Author John Morrish – Thegreatwallonline.us

Frantic Semantics Frantic Semantics Takes A Witty Look At The Use And Abuse Of Words In Current English Usage What Does It Mean In It Girl How Has Anorak, Which Used To Be An Item For Clothing, Come To Be A Form Of Abuse How Is Babe Being Used For Men In The Post Feminist Age Each Entry Looks At The History Of The Word, How It Has Changed And What It Has Come To Mean.

[ Reading ] ➿ Frantic Semantics  Author John Morrish – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Frantic Semantics
  • John Morrish
  • 05 September 2017
  • 9780330376679

12 thoughts on “Frantic Semantics

  1. says:

    This is a slim volume of certain words and their use and abuse Each entry gives the reader various definitions of the word, and where, when and how it came about in the English language Further, the reader is often guided through a tangle of how each word has evolved to mean something quite different as time passes The best thing about this book is the humour very biting, the way I like it If you a...

  2. says:

    Some newspaper columns are worth collecting in book form This is not one of them What would make an interesting sidebar in a weekend section, does not make an interesting book

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