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Rosemarie Ostler

Rosemarie Ostler, a linguist and former librarian, enjoys delving into the rich record of American usage and word invention. Her books about slang and word origins explore the colorful turns of phrase in America's past lexicon. Ostler's language, research, and style articles have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Whole Earth, Christian Science Monitor, Verbatim, Writer's Digest, and Entrepreneur.com among others. Rosemarie lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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Founding Grammars

Rosemarie Ostler
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Who decided not to split infinitives? With whom should we take issue if in fact, we wish to boldly write what no grammarian hath writ before? In Founding Grammars, Rosemarie Ostler delves into...

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