I Never Knew There Was a Word for it

av Adam Jacot De Boinod. Häftad, 2010

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  • Häftad (Paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 800
  • Utg.datum: 2010-08-05
  • Upplaga: Trade Paperback.
  • Förlag: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Dimensioner: 197 x 129 x 57 mm
  • Vikt: 635 g
  • ISBN: 9780141028392

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    The Wonder of Whiffling is a hugely enjoyable, surprising and rewarding tour of English around the globe (with fine coinages from our English-speaking cousins across the pond, Down Under and elsewhere).Discover all sorts of words you've always wis...

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A book no well-stocked bookshelf, cistern-top or handbag should be without - The Meaning of Tingo -- Stephen Fry You'll never be lost for words again. Truly enlightening! - The Wonder of Whiffling -- Mariella Frostrup Very funny Independent on Sunday

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Övrig information

Adam Jacot de Boinod, hunter of perfect and obscure bon mots, is a true linguistic bowerbird (a person who collects an astonishing array of - sometimes useless - objects). He trawled the languages of the world for exotic specimens in his bestselling books The Wonder of Whiffling, The Meaning of Tingo and hit follow-up Toujours Tingo.