As I get older and I get a few more years experience I become more like Dad, you know, King Lear.
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|Birth:||6th July, 1941|
|Profession:||Author, Linguist, Professor|
David Crystal was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, UK. He is a British linguist, professor and author. He studied English at University College London between 1959 and 1962. He was a researcher under Randolph Quirk between 1962 and 1963, working on the Survey of English Usage. Since then he has lectured at Bangor University and the University of Reading and is an honorary professor of linguistics at Bangor. Retired from full-time academia, he works as a writer, editor and consultant, and contributes to television and radio broadcasts. He is a Founding Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. He has authored, co-authored, and edited over 120 books on a wide variety of subjects. He has also written plays and poetry.
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