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Biting the Wax Tadpole by Elizabeth Little
Nov 11, 2008 | ISBN 9780385527743
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    Nov 11, 2008 | ISBN 9780385527743

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“This is a fun book for grammar and pop-culture lovers alike. Little provides grammar basics and little-known facts by incorporating stories of her travels, Star Wars, Dr. Seuss, and other familiar icons. It’s both a breezy read and a useful resource.” —

“A delightful language scrapbook . . . I have found a kindred spirit in Elizabeth Little.” —Chicago Tribune

“Charming anecdotes, witty sidebars, attractive illustrations . . . Little’s strong sense of humor never overwhelms her love of languages in this fascinating yet educational introduction to linguistics for a wide, pop-savvy audience.” —Publisher’s Weekly

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