Adventures of a verbivore

by Lederer, Richard

Publisher: Pocket Books in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Lexicology.,
  • English language -- Usage.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-277).

StatementRichard Lederer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1571 .L43 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1422036M
ISBN 100671709410
LC Control Number93032287

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