25 Books to Read Before You Die
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | August 8, 2014

Peter Mendelsund: IMG The Powell's Playlist: Water Music by Peter Mendelsund



We "see" when we read, and we "see" when we listen. There are many ways in which music can create the cross-sensory experience of this seeing...... Continue »
  1. $11.87 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Reference- Dictionaries

More copies of this ISBN

British English a To Zed

by

British English a To Zed Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

A rigorously researched, wickedly witty, and eminently useful collection of over 5,000 Briticisms (and Americanisms).

Book News Annotation:

A reference designed to ease Americans' confusion over British usage, explaining 5,000 British slang terms and common phrases, and translating each into its nearest American equivalent. Includes an index of Americanisms, and glossaries of cricket terms, rhyming slang, and units of measure. Originally published (hardcover) in 1987 by Facts On File.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062725011
Author:
Schur, Norman
Publisher:
Harper Paperbacks
Author:
Schur, Norman W.
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
English
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English language -- Terms and phrases.
Subject:
English language -- Great Britain -- Terms and phrases.
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 88-15
Publication Date:
19911210
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
eng
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.23x6.15x1.31 in. 1.51 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Caught in the Web of Words: James A.... Used Trade Paper $4.50
  2. Superstitions Used Hardcover $2.50
  3. Children's Writer's Word Book Used Trade Paper $7.50
  4. The Grammar Bible: Everything You... Used Trade Paper $12.95
  5. Kentucky Marriages, 1797-1865 New Trade Paper $42.95
  6. Myst: The Book of Atrus Used Mass Market $2.50

Related Subjects

British English a To Zed Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.95 In Stock
Product details 496 pages HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS - English 9780062725011 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.