Strange Bedfellows

The Private Lives of Words

By Howard Richler
(Ronsdale Press, Paperback, 9781553801009, 161pp.)

Publication Date: April 2010

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About the Author
Howard Richler is a longtime logophile who has served as a language columnist for several newspapers and magazines. He is the author of seven books on language including: The Dead Sea Scroll Palindromes (1995), Take My Words: A Wordaholic's Guide to the English Language (1996), A Bawdy Language: How a Second-Rate Language Slept Its Way to the Top (1999), Global Mother Tongue: The Eight Flavours of English (2006), CAN I HAVE A WORD WITH YOU? (Ronsdale Press, 2007), STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: THE PRIVATE LIVES OF WORDS (2010), and most recently HOW HAPPY BECAME HOMOSEXUAL AND OTHER MYSTERIOUS SEMANTIC SHIFTS (2013).
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