Doing Our Own Thing

Doing Our Own Thing

The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Encourages readers to establish a boundary between an acceptable evolution of language and outright language misuse, predicting the consequences of the overuse of street English in today's writing, music, and society. By the author of The Power of Babel. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2004, c2003
Edition: 1st Gotham Books trade pbk. printing
ISBN: 9781592400843
1592400841
Characteristics: xxiv, 279 p. ; 24 cm

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Jul 26, 2008

interesting look at how we change and are changed by, our use of language, including music and poetry.

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