People/Characters: Alison Uttley

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The Golden Book of the Year by Dorothy Prescott
The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal

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  1. The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth (2011)
  2. Spell It Out: The Curious, Enthralling and Extraordinary Story of English Spelling by David Crystal (1636)
  3. Words in Time: Social History of English Vocabulary by Geoffrey Hughes (1988)
  4. Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks by Keith Houston (1900)
  5. OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word by Allan Metcalf (2011)
  6. The American Language by H. L. Mencken (1923)
  7. Word Mysteries and Histories: From Quiche to Humble Pie by American Heritage (1986)
  8. Origins of the Specious: Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language by Patricia T. O'Conner (2009)
  9. Making a Point: The Persnickety Story of English Punctuation by David Crystal (2015)
  10. Do You Speak American? by Robert MacNeil (2005)
  11. The Fight for English: How Language Pundits Ate, Shot, and Left by David Crystal (2006)
  12. The Adventure of English: 500AD to 2000: The Biography of a Language by Melvyn Bragg (2003)
  13. You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity by Robert Lane Greene (2011)
  14. The Dictionary of American Slang by Robert L. Chapman (1986)
  15. Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield (2010)

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