Book Reviews of Technobabble

Author: John Barry
ISBN-13: 9780262521826
ISBN-10: 0262521822
Publication Date: 5/4/1993
Pages: 286
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Publisher: The MIT Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Barry examines the influx of technology terms, mostly computer, into the general language and considers the impact of this change in language on the culture that uses it. Not a scholarly linguistics study, at times a bit antiquarian in style, but the language is undeniably interesting.