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Howard, Philip 1933-2014

Works: 27 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 5,614 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Reviews  Miscellanea  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Philip Howard
The state of the language : English observed by Philip Howard( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author takes a robust and commonsensical view of the changes that are happening in English. It is the approach that has been favoured by English wordsmiths from Samuel Johnson to the Fowler brothers and Eric Partridge
New words for old by Philip Howard( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spate of new vogue words is surveyed and the fact that the English language is continually renewing itself is acknowledged
Weasel words by Philip Howard( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words fail me by Philip Howard( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study examines the state of the language as we use it with expressions of the Eighties
The royal palaces by Philip Howard( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A word in your ear by Philip Howard( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We thundered out : 200 years of The Times, 1785-1985 by Philip Howard( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In celebration of its 200th birthday, here is the first fully illustrated history of "The Thunderer, the first newspaper that dared to be free. Founded in 1785 by a formerly bankrupt coal merchant to publicise a dubious printing proces, The Times of London grew to become in a few decades the most respected, feared and powerful organ of opinion in the world ... The full story is told of the dedicated owners, writers and printers who created The Times. This is a story of triumphant scoops -- the climbing of Everest or the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb ; of the executio of Louis XVI ; of Waterloo ; of Jack the Ripper ; of infamous libels and of a Times proprietor thrown into prison ; of great Times traditions such as the letters page, the famous Obituaries and the Crossword ; but, above all, this is the story of the creation of press freedom ... this tribute to "The Thunderer" on its 200th anniversary reproduces the greatest stories originally published in The Times with a wide variety of contemporary illustrations and previously unpublished photographs." -- Inside front cover
Winged words by Philip Howard( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PT. 1. New words. -- Abuse -- Academic -- AIDS -- American Idiom -- Architectalk -- City Lingo -- Client -- Community -- Computer jargon -- Cowboy -- Expat -- Fudge -- Gravy train and band-wagon -- hopefully -- hype -- Ivory Tower -- Lady -- lunch -- marbles -- medical linguistics -- oath -- politics -- semantic shift -- short strokes -- take care -- White Knights. Pt. 2. New usages
London's river by Philip Howard( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British monarchy in the twentieth century by Philip Howard( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)(the 42nd Regiment of Foot) by Philip Howard( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regimentet oprettedes i 1624 som en sammenslutning af "Independent Companies", uafhængige kompagnier, som var grænsevagt og politi nær grænsen til Skotland og som fik navnet "The Black Watch" i 1725, også kaldet "The Highland Regiment of Foot" under jarlen af Crawford, og "The 42. Regiment of Foot" i 1739. Det føjedes senere til det tidligere 73. højlandsregiment til fods, så der i 1779 var to bataljoner i regimentet "The Black Watch". Dette kaldtes senere "The Royal Highland Regiment", det kongelige højlandsregiment. I 1. Verdenskrig deltog 25 bataljoner, hvoraf 8000 mand mistede livet
The British Library : a treasure house of knowledge by Philip Howard( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The British Library's collections comprise 150 million items, and rising. Its treasures span 30 centuries, and come from almost every country and language since man stopped building the Tower of Babel. They include many of the most celebrated documents and publications in existence, and countless more that are remarkable but unfamiliar: Magna Carta, the Lindisfarne Gospels, the Diamond Sutra and the Codex Sinaiticus; the oldest Buddhist texts, the earliest printed book, the largest atlas, and the first illustrated English news pamphlet; Gutenberg's 42-line Bible, Shakespeare's First Folio, Mozart's catalogue of his own works, and one of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks; the original manuscripts for Beowulf, Alice's Adventures Under Ground, Persuasion and Sherlock Holmes; the archives of the British empire, secrets of the Cold War, and historic documents relating to the independence of India, Egypt, Indonesia, and many more countries besides; children's board games; and the books that won the globe's literary prizes last year." "But the Library's treasures consist not just of books, manuscripts, maps and musical scores. They also include Britain's national sound archive and philatelic collections, the world's most comprehensive archive of patents and related material, a unique collection of photographs, and the only large, integrated national newspaper service in the world." "All of the above can be sampled in this new book, written by the writer and journalist Philip Howard. With his characteristic witty approach, he presents 120 different highlights of the Library, organised thematically, and ranging from the legendary to the little known. Featuring illustrations of each work, this is an authoritative guide to the unrivalled holdings of the British Library - truly a treasure house of knowledge."--Jacket
Theatre in Scotland : a field of dreams by Joyce McMillan( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a panoramic history of modern Scottish theatre, reported from the frontlines, tracing the remarkable journey of Scottish theatre towards new self-confidence
A word in time by Philip Howard( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost words : a feast of forgotten words, their origins and their meanings by Philip Howard( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philip Howard's legendary 'Lost Words' column has been appearing weekly in The Times newspaper for many years, regularly and wittily illuminating for readers on the meanings of some of the obscurer, more esoteric words the English language has to offer. This unique collection finally brings together the very best of Howard's columns. Only here can we learn the significance of words such as 'maritality'; 'charientism'; 'sardonian'; 'janiform' and 'faticidal' - words which enrich the English language and which would otherwise have been lost to it forever."--Publisher description
Modern manners by Philip Howard( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many years Philip Howard has delighted Times readers with his wildly popular?Modern Times' column, answering questions on contemporary etiquette and acting as confidant and gleeful guide to those attempting to avoid the pitfalls and perils of modern life. Now, drawing on that wealth of wisdom, he offers solutions to modern-day mysteries and solves all manner of social dilemmas. From sartorial suggestions to gastronomic guidance, and with tips on how best to deal with noisy neighbours, irritating in-laws and pesky pets, Philip Howard will prevent you from ever putting a foot wrong. Wi
The Times bedside book( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word-watching by Philip Howard( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Atwood : conversations by Margaret Atwood( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En samling af interviews med den canadiske forfatter Margaret Atwood (f. 1939)
Writing for antiquity : an anthology of editorials from Antiquity by Glyn Daniel( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The state of the language : English observed
The British Library : a treasure house of knowledgeMargaret Atwood : conversationsWriting for antiquity : an anthology of editorials from Antiquity
Alternative Names
Howard, Philip 19..-... journaliste

Howard, Philip 1933-...

Howard, Philip Nicholas Charles 1933-2014

Philip Howard British journalist

Philip Howard journaliste britannique

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