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Phubbing All over the World: the Words Of 2013

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ISBN-10: 149366512X

ISBN-13: 9781493665129

Edition: N/A

Authors: Hugh Westbrook

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Have you spent this year Phubbing, taking Selfies, Twerking or doing the Harlem Shake? Perhaps you've been investing in Bitcoins as you search for an Olinguito or munch on a TomTato. If you have, then you have been using some of the best new words of 2013. Phubbing All Over The World looks back at the year in words and paints a unique picture of what has mattered to people in 2013 by seeing which words have come to prominence over the last 12 months. Find out how this year's latest words came to be, whether their popularity will last, and just how much the English language has changed.
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Book details

List price: $5.49
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 11/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 110
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Hugh Westbrook has worked for a number of leading media organisations in the UK and has written about a diverse range of subjects throughout his career.Always fascinated with the English language, he has an English degree and a postgraduate qualification in linguistics. He started his Wordability blog in September 2011 and has seen it grow to be read in around 100 countries round the world.A passionate supporter of Brentford Football Club, Hugh lives in Oxford with his wife and two young children.He appeared on Countdown but prefers not to talk about it.