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Lost For Words

ISBN 10 : 0300106998
ISBN 13 : 9780300106992

Examines the hidden history through which the Oxford English Dictionary came into being in a study that traces the personal battles involved in chronicling an ever-changing languag..


Lost For Words

ISBN 10 : 9781447253440
ISBN 13 : 1447253442

'Belly-achingly hilarious' Sunday Times 'Written with restless wit . . . a pleasure.' Observer 'What makes you smile, and smile, and smile is the elegance of the writing. Seldom wa..


Lost For Words

ISBN 10 : 9781785762604
ISBN 13 : 1785762605

Compelling, irresistible and heart-rending. Perfect for fans of The Keeper of Lost Things and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. 'Quirky, clever and unputdownable.' Katie Fforde ..


The Lost Words

ISBN 10 : 9781849545235
ISBN 13 : 1849545235

Philip Howard's legendary 'Lost Words' column has been appearing weekly in The Times for many years, wittily illuminating a raft of the most obscure, esoteric words the English lan..


Lost Words

ISBN 10 : 9781400831180
ISBN 13 : 1400831180

In the mid-nineteenth century, physicians observed numerous cases in which individuals lost the ability to form spoken words, even as they remained sane and healthy in most other w..


Lost Words Of Love

ISBN 10 : IND:30000039949866
ISBN 13 :

Recaptured love words from sixteenth- to nineteenth-century English literature are incorporated into poems and parodies in a perfectly puzzling Valentine sentiment...


Lost Words And Lost Worlds

ISBN 10 : 0521375312
ISBN 13 : 9780521375313

The last quarter of the nineteenth century was the most dramatic era in the social and spatial transformation of Stockholm. During this time large-scale manufacturing industry rose..