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Table of contents for Proper English : myths and misunderstandings about language / Ronald Wardhaugh.


Contents

Preface   viii

1    Wayward Words  1

2    Language and Belief 25

3    Our Untied Tongues  51

4    Words in Order 70

5    Not Knowing Your Grammar 103

     6    Some Consequences of Literacy 130

7    Learning About English   157

8    Future Perfect?     177

Bibliography   183

Index     193