Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition: A Collection of Forgotten-yet Delightful Words, Phrases, Praises, Insults, Idioms and Literary Florishes from Eras Past (BOK)

Lesley M. M. Blume

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Too often, when struggling to find just the right turn of phrase, exclamation of joy, or witty barb, it's easy to forget that history is positively brimming with rich words deserving of rejuvenation. Lesley M. M. Blume gathers forgotten words, phrases, names, insults, and idioms, plus fascinating and funny anecdotes, etymologies, and occasions for use. Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition takes readers on a philological journey through words from the not-too-distant past. From all-overish to zounds, the vintage vernacular collected here will make any reader the cat's meow among friends, relations, and acquaintances.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Lesley M. M. Blume
Forlag
Chronicle Books
ISBN 9781452105307
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Language: history & general works

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