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David Crystal (1)

This page covers the author of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language.

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How Language Works 758 copies, 12 reviews
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The Story of English in 100 Words 328 copies, 23 reviews
The Cambridge Factfinder 278 copies, 1 review
English as a Global Language 231 copies, 3 reviews
By Hook or By Crook 230 copies, 8 reviews
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Language Death 203 copies
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Who Cares About English Usage? 44 copies, 2 reviews
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David Crystal is one of the world's pre-eminent language specialists.  An honorary professor at Bangor University, he has published many books on the English language and linguistics, edited several general encyclopedia and written textbooks on language for use in schools.  He is a regular contributor to radio and television programs.  He lives in Holyhead, Wales.  [adapted from A Little Book of Language (2010)]

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