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I Never Knew There Was a Word For It

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2010 - 800 pages
From 'shotclog', a Yorkshire term for a companion only tolerated because he is paying for the drinks, to Albanian having 29 words to describe different kinds of eyebrows, the ...
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Toujours Tingo: Extraordinary Words to Change the Way We See the World

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2007 - 336 pages
Why would Germans accuse you of being like the donkey getting cross with a rabbit? Who would a Spaniard tell to go and fry asparagus? And when might the French claim they are ...
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The Wonder of Whiffling: (and other extraordinary words in the English language)

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2009 - 256 pages
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 ...
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How to Sound Really Clever: 600 Words You Need to Know

Hubert van den Bergh, Sandra Howgate - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 224 pages
Provides more than six hundred words, offering a definition, examples, and an etymological description.
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