21st Century American English Compendium: A Portable Guide to the Idiosyncrasies, Subtleties, Technical Jargon, and Conventional Wisdom of American English

Front Cover
Schreiber Pub., 2006 - Reference - 522 pages
0 Reviews
This compendium picks up where the common dictionaries leave off. It provides a quick reference to the most amazing language in the world -- the AMERICAN LANGUAGE. More than just a reference book containing 'Ten Dictionaries in One', this compendium tells the story of American English in an enlightening and entertaining way. It will help you to gain a whole new perspective on and a much deeper understanding of the most popular language in today's world. Now in its third revised edition.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Preface
vii
Introduction
xiv
Proverbs Slogans and Aphorisms
37
Copyright

19 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information