1. Words; 2. Food and Drink; 3. People; 4. Geography; 5. Cities; 6. Countries; 7. Languages; 8. Peoples; 9. Sounds; 10. Grammar; 11. Pedantry and Persecution; 12. Communication; 13. Sport; 14. Names.
Bringing together Trudgill's columns for the New European, this collection explores the influence of European language on English.
Peter Trudgill is a theoretical dialectologist who is the author of Dialects in Contact (1986), Sociolinguistic Typology (2011) and Investigations in Sociohistorical Linguistics (2010). He has Honorary Doctorates from the Universities of Uppsala, East Anglia, La Trobe, British Colombia, and Patras.