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David Crystal is known throughout the world as a writer, editor, lecturer and broadcaster on language. He has published extensively on the history and development of English, including The Stories of English (2004), Evolving English (2010), Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language (2010), The Story of English in 100 Words (2011), and Spell It Out: The Singular Story of English Spelling (2012).

Hilary Crystal trained as a speech therapist, worked for a while in clinical linguistic research, then became a sub-editor for the various volumes in the Cambridge and Penguin families of encyclopedias. She has designed several books, notably the anthologies of the poetry of John Bradburne edited by David.

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Wordsmiths and Warriors The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain by David Crystal, Hilary Crystal
Wordsmiths and Warriors The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain
David Crystal, Hilary Crystal
David and Hilary Crystal take us on a linguistic journey through Britain tracing the rise of our language. An unusual guide that you can even use to plot your own linguistic tour, all the information you’ll need is provided allowing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2015

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