Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases by Roger W. Shuy
Oxford University Press | January 29, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0195328833 | 256 pages | PDF | 1 MB
Most people fight over something or other and language is usually at the very center of the conflict. Often the way we use language is the cause of the battle. There are many areas in which fighting about language can be observed but civil law cases offer the most fertile examples of this warfare over words.