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The Fun and Fascination of Language
Can one book excite the Brain, warm the Heart, tickle the Funny bone, and further a lifelong love of Reading? Wordstruck! delivers.
It’s sixty savory servings of language topics full of humor, imagination and insight that promise to nourish all those parts of you.
A sampling of delights from the pages of Wordstruck!
Why hello and goodbye were once very controversial words
How you can spot a liar by the words they use
Why Shakespeare is a superstar of the English language and who taught him the Hokey-Pokey
How the most American of words--denim, jeans, and dollar—originated in faraway lands
How many Arabic words are in the English language, and how in the world did that happen
How our inconstant consonants and sudden vowel movements drive English learners crazy
What are the two most common ways we murder English grammar
How over 100 people have awakened from head trauma into a whole new linguistic life
What are London cab drivers and Swedish military recruits doing to grow bigger brains
How every one of us is already multilingual with dozens of words
What’s the best month to travel abroad for weird and wild local traditions