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Featuring more than 5,000 entries, British English A to Zed provides the most comprehensive reference to the vagaries of English as spoken on both sides of the Atlantic. It is an authoritative guide to the similarities and differences between British and American English.
Praise for the previous hardcover edition: A reference designed to ease Americans' confusion over British usage, explaining 5,000 British slang terms and common phrases. -- Book News