Funny Side of English (Google eBook)

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Pustak Mahal, Jan 1, 2002 - 231 pages
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The Funny Side of English takes you on a pleasure trip through the English language. Besides being an international language, English is also a funny and crazy tongue - which this book on recreational English amply proves. Interesting aspects about the language are unraveled across every chapter. the alphabetical chapters - from ABC Language to Words Worth Reviving - will open a world of amazing and amusing English. An absolute engrosser, you will find this a hard-to-put-down book, finishing it at one sitting.
  

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Really cool..and funny when I pronounce the words.. It's interesting.. It'll add a cool collection
to your books..
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This book is realy good.It give us some hidden knowledge of english which is usually not taught in schools.

Contents

Dictionary of Cities
62
Enigmas
64
Equivoques
65
Euphemisms
67
Foreign Words
69
Gender Words
71
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian Words
84
Irish Bulls
115

Apocope
20
Are You a Keraunophobe?
22
Backformation
29
Beheadrnents
31
Beware of Androphonomaniacs
33
Big Brothers
37
Binomials
38
Bloopers
39
Charades
41
Clerihews
42
Consonant Words
43
Curtailments
44
Diminutives
45
Do You Know That Fish Have a School?
47
Lipograms
128
Movement Words
141
Pronunciation
154
Rhopalics
167
Semordnilaps
171
Split Words
178
Syncope
186
The Most Common Letters and Words in English
192
This English
198
Transdeletions
207
Transposals
213
Vowelconsonant Patterns
220
Words Within Words
226
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