Routledge

Just a Phrase

Book Contents

  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1
    • Being a linguist
    • Panel 1 Linguist as detective
  • Chapter 2
    • A semilingual start
    • Panel 2 Linguist as historian
  • Chapter 3
    • New worlds
    • Panel 3 Linguist as musician
    • Panel 4 Linguist as actor
  • Chapter 4
    • Liverpool school
    • Panel 5a Linguist as reader…
    • Panel 5b … and entrepreneur
    • Panel 6 Linguist as fieldworker
  • Chapter 5
    • Extra-curricular acts
    • Panel 7 Linguist as editor
  • Chapter 6
    • Learning, and not learning, about language
    • Panel 8 Linguist as couturier
    • Panel 9 Linguist as quantity surveyor
  • Chapter 7
    • Becoming academic
    • Panel 10 Linguist as phonetician
  • Chapter 8
    • Surveying
    • Panel 11 Linguist as doctor
  • Chapter 9
    • Worlds within worlds
    • Panel 12 Linguist as dancer
  • Chapter 10
    • Becoming professional
    • Panel 13 Linguist as foul-mouth
  • Chapter 11
    • The sexy subject
    • Panel 14 Linguist as lexicographer
    • Panel 15 Linguist as revolutionary
  • Chapter 12
    • Meeting a need
    • Panel 16 Linguist as tease
  • Chapter 13
    • Choices and consequences
    • Panel 17 Linguist as grammarian
  • Chapter 14
    • Meetings and meetings
    • Panel 18 Linguist as (failed) speech therapist
  • Chapter 15
    • Looking for remedies
    • Panel 19 Linguist as interviewer
  • Chapter 16
    • Why did you resign?
    • Panel 20 Linguist as indexer
  • Chapter 17
    • The encyclopedia game
    • Panel 21 Linguist as spymaster
  • Chapter 18
    • Schizoid man
    • Panel 22 Linguist as plant
  • Chapter 19
    • Busyness and business
    • Panel 23 Linguist as voice-counsellor
  • Epilogue
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