British English A to Zed PDF ePub eBook

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British English A to Zed free pdf 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: Chav- Gastropub- Gutted- Happy as Larry- New Labour- Throw a wobbly- and more.

About Norman Schur

The late Norman W. Schur wrote several books on language and divided his time between England and the United States. Eugene Ehrlich is coeditor of the Oxford American Dictionary and the author of numerous books on language, including You've Got Ketchup on Your Muumuu: An A to Z Guide to English Words from Around the World- The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate- and Veni, Vidi, Vici: Conquer Your Enemies, Impress Your Friends with Everyday Latin. A former Senior lecturer of English at Columbia University, he lives in Mamaroneck, NY. Richard Ehrlich is an American writer living in London. He has written regular columns for some of Britain's best-known national newspapers, including The Guardian, The Independent on Sunday, and the Financial Times. He has also published work in numerous magazines, written five books, and appeared on BBC Radio several times.

Details Book

Author : Norman Schur
Publisher : Facts On File Inc
Data Published : 15 December 2006
ISBN : 0816064555
EAN : 9780816064557
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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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