Product Description This comprehensive guide to written and spoken English offers details of usage in all countries where English used. The writer's, speaker's and reader's handy companion; the student's source. A book for browsing, for rules and for reference.
About the Authors:
Loreto Todd is a specialist in Modern English and is the author The Language of Irish Literature, Words Apart: A Dictionary of Northern Ireland English, and Modern Englishes, Pidgins and Creoles.
Ian Hancock received his Ph.D. from London University and teaches Romani studies at the University of Texas, Austin, where he is the director of the Romani Archives and Documentation Center. He was born in Britain but descends on his father's side from the Benczi Imre family, which left Hungary in the second half of the 19th century. In 1998 President Clinton appointed him to represent Romanies on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He is the author of over 300 books and articles, mostly on the Roma.