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REVIEW µ Gift of the Gob Ø [PDF] ✩ Gift of the Gob By Kate Burridge – Insolpro.co.uk A book about the uirks of the English language from an Australian point of view from popular author and ABC TV and Radio regular Kate Burridge Why can we fall in love but not in hate What do codswallo A book about the uirks of the English language from an AusRidge explores our language and the everlasting tug of love that exists between ‘proper’ English and its wayward relation slang She investigates the place where all that is ‘wrong’ ‘bad’ or ‘sloppy’ slips into everyday use before becoming ‘proper’ in its turnJoin Kate on a fascinating journey through English language history as she untangles words and their meanings.

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And unearths the centuries of spectacular changes that have transformed the very core of our languageBased on segments from ABC Radio and ABC TV’s CAN WE HELP this book has been inspired by the linguistic shenanigans of the general publicThese mouth filling morsels of English language history demonstrate the poetic ingenuity of common language and celebrate its remarkable inventivenes.

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Gift of the GobA book about the uirks of the English language from an Australian point of view from popular author and ABC TV and Radio regular Kate Burridge Why can we fall in love but not in hate What do codswallop and poppycock share Why not one house and two hice How come we scream blue murder sing the blues and turn the air blueIn Gift of Kindle Gift of the Gob Professor of Linguistics Kate Bur.