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British English A to Zed (Facts on File Writer's Library)

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General readers and language lovers alike will have immediate access to an alphabetical listing of more than 5,500 "Briticisms" and their correlating "Americanisms" in this fully revised and updated volume. Featured in this new edition are several hundred new entries; lively discussions of British language, pronunciation, punctuation, style, usage, and culture; and special sections on units of measure, automotive terms, cricket terms, and more. New entries include bang on, chav, gastropub, gutted, happy as Larry, lager lout. New Labour, pie and mash, throw a wobbly, wheelie bin, and more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816064564
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Subject:
English language
Author:
Schur, Norman W.
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Dictionaries - Idioms & Slang
Subject:
English language -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Great Britain Civilization.
Subject:
Reference-Slang and Idioms
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Facts on File Writer's Library
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
8.92x6.04x.86 in. 1.39 lbs.

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