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Vocabula Bound

Robert Hartwell Fiske, editor

Marion Street Press

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Compiled and edited by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Vocabula Bound: Outbursts, Insights, Explanations, And Oddities is a compendium of essays on the English language English language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages). Spoken by about 470 million people throughout the world, English is the official language of about 45 nations.  taken from the pages of "The Vocabula Review", as well as twenty-five poems. "The Vocabula Review" is an online monthly journal concerning the state of the English language that crusades against nonstandard non·stan·dard  
1. Varying from or not adhering to the standard: nonstandard lengths of board.

 or careless English, and champions clear and expressive English. Topics discussed include the political twisting of the English language, British English British English
The English language used in England as distinguished from that used elsewhere.
 versus American English American English
The English language as used in the United States.

Noun 1. American English - the English language as used in the United States
American language, American
, language errors in the movie "Titanic", the tyranny of synonyms, and much more. A lively contemporary exploration of linguistic nuances, as accessible to the lay reader as it is insightful to the professional linguist.
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