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June 17, 2013

Words on Words: 5 Timelessly Stimulating Books About Language

inotherwordsBy Maria Popova

What single Chinese men have to do with evolution and insults from Virginia Woolf.

We love, love, love words and language. And what better way to celebrate them than through the written word itself? Today, we turn to five of our favorite books on language, spanning the entire spectrum from serious science to serious entertainment value.

 

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