Word Play: What Happens When People Talk - Farb, Peter

This erudite yet irresistibly readable examination of the rules and strategies of language deals with such topics as: why certain words make us wince or blush; differences in language between men and women; and the uncanny similarities among nursery rhymes all over the world. "Absorbing . . . curious, amusing, and enlightening".--The New York ... Read More

Word Play: What Happens When People Talk 1993, Vintage Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679734086

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Word play : what happens when people talk 1975, Bantam Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780553136081

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Word Play; What Happens When People Talk 1974, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394486758

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Word play, what happens when people talk 1974, Cape, London

ISBN-13: 9780224009959

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