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Author Ayto, John.

Title Movers and shakers : a chronology of words that shaped our age / John Ayto.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  428.10904 AYTO    AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. ed.
Physical description 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes Rev. ed. of: Twentieth century words. 1999.
Includes index.
Summary "Track the trends across 105 years of language innovation with this account of words we now take for granted but which were once linguistic newcomers." "Movers and Shakers is an updated and recast edition of 20th Century Words, first published in 1999. John Ayto paints a picture of each decade of the twentieth century through its new vocabulary, and looks at the first new arrivals of the twenty-first century."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Ayto, John. Twentieth century words.
Subject English language -- 20th century -- New words -- Dictionaries.
English language -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
Variant Title Chronology of words that shaped our age
ISBN 0198614527 (hbk.)
9780198614524 (hbk.)