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English Language and Linguistics: A Simplified Approach

By: D.S. Paul

Price: $25.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors: 2017

Edition: Second Revised & Enlarged Editon

Seller ID: 1202715

ISBN: 8126926120

Condition: New


About the Book As English has evolved from Latin, Greek, Roman, etc. over centuries, assimilating their usages, there are many asymmetries and paradoxes, which are very interesting to read: (i) We drive in a parkway and park in a driveway. (ii) When we transport something by car, it is called shipment, but when we transport something by ship, it is called cargo. (iii) We call it newsprint when it contains no printing, but when we put print on it, we call it newspaper. The book presents a large number of such interesting incongruities about English language. There are many striking facts abou... View more info