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The word spy

Ursula Dubosarsky

The word spy

come and discover the secrets of the English language

by Ursula Dubosarsky

  • 399 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Group in Camberwell, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- History,
  • English language -- Usage,
  • Vocabulary

  • Edition Notes

    How it all began -- Why is English so strange? -- Dots and dashes, interrobangs and cat"s claws -- Letter, letters, letters -- Is that another Greek word? -- Who likes playing games? -- Say that again! -- Hmm, i wonder what you"re really saying...--Is that a real person? -- Back to the future -- Glossary.

    StatementUrsula Dubosarsky ; illustrated by Tohby Riddle.
    ContributionsRiddle, Tohby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1075 .D83 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23702046M
    ISBN 100670072273
    ISBN 109780670072279
    LC Control Number2009464710

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