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Publication Date: 2011
- Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else
- Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info
- Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography
- Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series
George Davidson is a freelance lexicographer, book compiler and editor. He has written several books on English grammar, usage, spelling, and vocabulary, such as How to Punctuate (2005) and Improve Your Spelling (2005), and has edited numerous books, including the 150th Anniversary Edition of Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words & Phrases (2002). He has formerly worked as a French teacher and lecturer in linguistics.