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The History of English Spelling free pdf The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day. * Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else * Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info * Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography * Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series

About George Davidson

Christopher Upward (1938-2002) was a Senior Lecturer inGerman at Aston University in Birmingham until his retirement in1995. For many years Upward was a member of the committee of the Simplified Spelling Society (now known as the EnglishSpelling Society), and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of theSimplified Spelling Society. He was also an Associate Editor of The Oxford Companion to the English Language (1992), andprepared two editions of Cut Spelling: A handbook to thesimplification of written English by omission of redundantletters (Simplified Spelling Society 1992, 1996).

George Davidson is a freelance lexicographer, bookcompiler and editor. He has written several books on Englishgrammar, usage, spelling, and vocabulary, such as How toPunctuate (2005) and Improve Your Spelling(2005)., and has edited numerous books, including the150th Anniversary Edition of Roget s Thesaurusof English Words


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Author : George Davidson
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 19 August 2011
ISBN : 1405190248
EAN : 9781405190244
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 392 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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