Strictly Speaking: Will America Be the Death of English?

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Admiring colleagues have called Edwin Newman an antipollutant, sensibly sardonic, a rare bird, a genial intellect, a man nobody is going to fool anywhere, anytime, anyway. Here, in his first book, these qualities are joined. Newman focuses on the sorry state of the English language as a reflection of the sorry state of the society. He skewers stereotypes, clichEs, errors, and jargon used by weather forecasters, presidents, vice-presidents, sportscasters, diplomats, senators, pollsters, convention nominators, corporation ...

Strictly Speaking: Will America Be the Death of English? 2010, Transaction Large Print

ISBN-13: 9781412813273

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Strictly Speaking: Will America Be the Death of English? 1974, MacMillan Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780672519901

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Strictly Speaking: Will America Be the Death of English? 1974, G. K. Hall & Company

ISBN-13: 9780816162970

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