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In this quirky new title designer and typographer Teresa Monachino rounds up and breaks down a variety of unruly words: words lacking in integrity, misleading words that do not mean what they say, words that mean more than they say, words with inconsistent pronunciation or spellings that are just plain cruel! Using striking and witty graphic design the author demands answers to such troublesome questions as, why is abbreviation such a long word, does monosyllabic really need five syllables and why is lisp so hard to say if you have one?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714846354
ISBN-10: 071484635X
Format: Hardback
(186mm x 110mm x 17mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Teresa Monachino

Teresa Monachino is an award-winning designer and typographer. Currently director of 999 Design she has overseen many varied projects and commissions for a number of high-profile clients. She lives in London.