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On some disputed points in English grammar

Otto Jespersen

On some disputed points in English grammar

by Otto Jespersen

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Published by The Clarendon press in [Oxford] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDisputed points in English grammar
    Statementby Otto Jespersen.
    SeriesS[ociety] for p[ure] E[nglish] Tract no. XXV
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1011 .S6 no. 25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., p. [141]-172
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6699079M
    LC Control Number27004092
    OCLC/WorldCa2437621

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