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  1. Shorter Slang Dictionary

    By Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

    Edited by Rosalind Fergusson

    From abdabs to zit From pillock (14th century) to couch potato (20th century) From She'll be apples (Australia) to the pits (USA) This new collection brings together some 5,000 contemporary slang expressions originating in all parts of the English-speaking world. It gives clear and concise...

    Published December 2nd 1993 by Routledge

  2. Directory of Language Training and Services for Business

    A Guide to Resources in Further and Higher Education

    By Colin Mellors, David Pollitt, Andrew Radtke

    Language acquisition and training is a key concern for businesses of all types and sizes. This Directory is an invaluable resource for anyone needing information on language training for business. The Directory also provides information on services for business such as translation and interpreting....

    Published July 1st 1993 by Routledge

  3. French: From Dialect to Standard

    By R. Anthony Lodge

    Written as a text, this book looks at the external history of French from its Latin origins to the present day through some of the analytical frameworks developed by contemporary sociolinguistics. French is one of the most highly standardized of the world's languages and the author invites us to...

    Published March 4th 1993 by Routledge

  4. A Dictionary of English Surnames

    By P. H. Reaney, R. M. Wilson

    This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history....

    Published September 26th 1991 by Routledge

  5. Compendium of the World's Languages

    By George L. Campbell

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 25th 1991 by Routledge

  6. Writing Successfully in Science

    By Maeve O'Connor

    "Writing Successfully in Science" pays particular attention to the needs of scientists whose first language is not English, explaining how to avoid the main pitfalls of English grammar and how to present work in a clear and logical fashion. It combines practical tips for the first-time writer with...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Routledge

  7. Writing Successfully Science

    By Maeve O'Connor

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 30th 1991 by Routledge

  8. A Concise Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Paul Beale

    For over fifty years the name of Eric Partridge has been synonymous with slang in the English language. This edition, based on his famous volume, makes it fully relevant to the language of today....

    Published April 25th 1991 by Routledge

  9. The Major Languages of Eastern Europe

    Edited by Bernard Comrie

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 15th 1990 by Routledge

  10. The Major Languages of South Asia, the Middle East and Africa

    Edited by Bernard Comrie

    Based on the much-praised The World's Major Languages, this is the first comprehensive guide in paperback to describe the development, grammar sound and writing system, and sociological factors of the major language families in these areas....

    Published October 18th 1990 by Routledge