The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist describes his lifelong fascination with Norma Loquendi–common speech–in a collection of columns that celebrates the mysteries and continual evolution of the English language.
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About William Safire
William Safire, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has been a newspaper reporter, a White House speechwriter, a lexicographer, an anthologist, and a bestselling novelist. In addition to his weekly column, "On Language," for The New York Times… More about William Safire
Published by Random House Oct 12, 2011| 368 Pages| ISBN 9780307799753