British-American American-British. Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook.
Red Herrings & White Elephants: The Origins of the Phrases We Use Every Day.
Forgotten English: A Merry Guide to Antiquated Words, Packed with History, Fun Facts, Literary Excerpts, and Charming Drawings.
The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: A Dictionary of British Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence. Unabridged from the Original 1811 Edition with a Foreword by Robert Cromie. Compiled originally by Captain Grose.
Common and Courtly Language: The Sylistics of Social Class in 18th-Century British Literature.
The English is Coming: How One Language is Sweeping the World; Including the Remarkable Stories of 30 Words.
Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Surprising Origins of Everyday Expressions
Why Do We Say It? The Stories Behind the Words, Expressions and Cliches We Use.
Ellis, Jeremy R.
Come Again? Race Slang, Expletives, and Curses from Around the World.
The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary -- A Memoir.
Livingston, Michael, Editor
The Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of The Old Testament.
Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typograhpical Marks