Words and Their Ways in English Speech
New York, The Macmillan Company. 1901, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. IN VERY GOOD+ CONDITION. x, , 431pp, , printed on fine glossy paper, bound in original green cloth, with binding and hinges tight, gilt bright. Lacks front free endpaper. Contents include: Origin of Language, Language as Poetry, Learned Words and Popular Words, Technical or Class Dialects, Slang, Literary Language, Latin in English, Fashion in Language, Development of Words, Folk-Etymology and much more. No labels, inscrioptions, nor markings.
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Keywords: Philology English Language Speech Words Slang Dialects Literary Latin Vocabulary Development Euphemism Folk Etymology Homonyms