Words on Words: Quotations about language and languages

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A thematically structured dictionary of quotations relating to all aspects of language. Ranging from Wilde to Wordsworth and James Bond to Winnie-the-Pooh, 65 sections bring together the wise, witty and whimsical insights from over the years.

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David Crystal writes and lectures on language and linguistics. His recent books include "The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language" and "The Penguin Dictionary of Language." He is honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, and a past president of the Society of Indexers. Hilary Crystal practiced for several years as a speech therapist and has worked editorially on various projects, including "The Cambridge Encyclopedia."

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