Howard Richler

Howard Richler is a long-time language journalist who has written four previous books on language: "Global Mother Tongue: The Eight Flavours of English" (Vehicule Press, 2007), "A Bawdy Language: How a Second-Rate Language Slept Its Way to the Top" (Stoddart, 1999), "Take My Words, a Wordaholic's Guide to the English Language" (Ronsdale Press,1996), and "The Dead Sea Scroll Palindromes" (Robert Davies Publishing, 1995). Richler makes his home in Montreal.