Miscellany for Word Lovers (BOK)

Robin Hosie

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More than 100 vocabulary-building quizzes make up the core of the book, with shorter sections on: * The fascinating origins of words * Quotes and misquotes * Slang, dialects and secret languages * Unforgettable Adverts, Famous Lines from Novels and Movies * Newspeak, Basic English, spelling reform * Malapropisms, politicians' blunders and 'mispeakings' * Mnemonics and other memory joggers * Palindromes and anagrams * Semaphore. Morse, tic-tac, hand gestures and other ways of speaking without words Entry after entry explores the byways, oddities and curiosities of the English language.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Robin Hosie
Forlag
HOW TO BOOKS
ISBN 9781845285159
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 13cm x 19,7cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 196 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Historical & comparative linguistics