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The Consequence Of Error And Other Language Essays Sterling Eisiminger

The Consequence Of Error And Other Language Essays

Sterling Eisiminger

Published July 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780820414720
Hardcover
218 pages
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The Consequence of Error and Other Language Essays takes as its implied premise that language is what makes us human. Written over ten years for diverse audiences ranging from the readers of American Speech to the readers of Verbatim, the bookMoreThe Consequence of Error and Other Language Essays takes as its implied premise that language is what makes us human. Written over ten years for diverse audiences ranging from the readers of American Speech to the readers of Verbatim, the book explores its premise in essays which turn the gem of our language in thirty different ways. These facets include explorations of rock-group names, color terms, epitaphs, sampler verses, mistranslations, and many more.