You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity

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You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity - Greene, Robert Lane, and McWhorter, John (Foreword by)

"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus What is it about other people's language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the cloak of authority to control the ... Read More

You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity 2011, Delacorte Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553807875

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