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Vocabula Bound.

Vocabula Bound

Robert Hartwell Fiske, editor

Marion Street Press

PO Box 2249, Oak Park, IL 60304

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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 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 or careless English, and champions clear and expressive English. Topics discussed include the political twisting of the English language, British English versus American English, 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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