Language and Linguistics Resources

Bryson, Bill Mother Tongue: English and How it Got That Way ©1990 by Avon Books, New York, NY

Kenneally, Christine The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language ©2007 by the Penguin Group, New York, NY

Malmstrom, Jean Language in Society ©1965 by Hayden Book Company, New York, NY

Pincock, Stephen Codebreaker ©2006 by Elwin Street Limited. London, England

Pinker, Steven The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language ©1994 by HarperCollins Books, New York, NY

Pinker, Steven The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature ©2007 by Penguin Books, New York, NY

Porter, A. Sue Rugby and Cricket for Mums ©1995 by Souvenir Press Ltd. London, England

Robinson, Andrew Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts  ©2002 by Tess Press, New York, NY

Sutherland, Denise and Koltko-Rivera, Mark E. Cracking Codes and Cryptograms for Dummies ©2010 by Wiley Publishing Inc, Indianapolis, IN. A basic primer to codes, cyphers and cryptograms.

Wrixon, Fred B. Codes and Ciphers & Other Cryptic and Clandestine Communication  ©1998 by Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, Inc. New York, NY

Great Britain (including Scotland, England, Wales)

Freethy, Ron Lankie Twang: A Guide to the Lancashire Dialect ©2002 by Countryside Books, Newbury, Berkshire, England.

Mackie, Albert The Illustrated Glasgow Glossary  ©1984 by The BlackStaff Press, Belfast, N. Ireland

Munro, Michael The Patter: Another Blast ©1988 by Canongate Publishing Limited, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Glaswegian dialect of Scots English)

Schur, Norman W. British ENglish A to Zed: Revised and Updated Edition  ©2001 by Checkmark Books, New York, NY

Walmsley, Jane Brit-Think, Ameri-Think: A Transatlantic Survival Guide ©2003 by Penguin Books, New York, NY