Saturday, June 28, 2008

David Crystal's BY HOOK OR BY CROOK in The Wall Street Journal

In today's Wall Street Journal, Timothy Farrington reviews By Hook or By Crook: A Journey in Search of Language, by David Crystal, a linguistic travelogue that is receiving terrific attention. Weekend Journal also excerpts an entertaining episode from the book on Farrington notes that Crystal's "tone is amiable, the material untaxing, and the result is like passing the afternoon with a knowledgeable uncle."

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