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How would you respond if a New Zealander invited you to a leg-in? Would you know what to do if someone told you to pull up a browser? Without some assistance, most foreigners would indeed be baffled by the intricacies of the Kiwi tongue. Now, however, help is available as Louis S. Leland Jr., a professor of psychology at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, unravels the mysteries of this colorful language. Composed in equal parts of fact and hilarity, this specialized dictionary will aid the traveler, amuse the linguist, and delight even the casual observer. This book is a perfect companion volume to Pelican's comprehensive Maverick Guide to New Zealand, widely acclaimed as the best guidebook on the subject.

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How would you respond if a New Zealander invited you to a

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Designed to amuse as well as to enlighten, this entertaining lexicon will enable any visitor to New Zealand to prepare for the linguistic culture shock that is sure to come.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882894140
Author:
Leland, Louis
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Location:
Gretna, LA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Australia/Oceania - New Zealand
Subject:
Popular culture -- New Zealand -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
English language -- New Zealand -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Edition Number:
1983
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
19840131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
115
Dimensions:
6.94x4.00x.32 in. .23 lbs.

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