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    Everyone likes to think they know a bit about language. Inuits have 50 words for snow; there's a term in Portuguese you simply can't translate; if you know the origin of a word you're better informed about its meaning; standards of grammar have taken a nosedive in recent years. 

    The problem is, none of these statements are true. 

    In Don't Believe a Word trained linguist David Shariatmadari takes us on a mind-boggling journey through the science of language, urging us to abandon our dearly held beliefs in a bid to uncover the (far more interesting) truth about what we do with words. Exploding nine widely -held myths about language while introducing us to some of the fundamental insights of modern linguistics, with David Shariatmadari as our energetic guide we can marvel at the beauty and quirkiness of humanity's greatest achievement.

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    ©2019 David Shariatmadari (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

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