23 DECEMBER 1905, Page 23

Dr. Joseph Wright, editor of the "English Dialect Dictionary,' , has

added to the services which he has rendered to the historical and philological study of our language by publishing The English Dialect Grammar (Henry Frowde, 16s. net), which comprises "the dialects of England, of the Shetland and Orkney Islands, and of those parts of Scotland, Ireland, and Wales where English is habitually spoken."