By David Crystal

Infrequently has a ebook so full of actual and good researched genuine details been so generally learn and popularly acclaimed. This moment variation of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language has been absolutely revised for a brand new iteration of language-lovers. The ebook is longer and comprises broad new fabric on international English and net English, as well as thoroughly up-to-date statistics, additional analyzing feedback and different references. First version Hb (1995): 0-521-40179-8 First variation Pb (1997): 0-521-59655-6 David Crystal is a number one authority on language, and writer of many books, together with such a lot lately Shakespeare's phrases (Penguin, 2002), Language and the web (Cambridge, 2001) and Language dying (Cambridge, 2000). An the world over popular author, magazine editor, lecturer and broadcaster, he bought an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his providers to the English language.

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