The Resource British English A to Zed : a definitive guide to the Queen's English, Norman W. Schur ; revised by Eugene Ehrlich and Richard Ehrlich, (electronic resource)

British English A to Zed : a definitive guide to the Queen's English, Norman W. Schur ; revised by Eugene Ehrlich and Richard Ehrlich, (electronic resource)

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British English A to Zed : a definitive guide to the Queen's English
Title
British English A to Zed
Title remainder
a definitive guide to the Queen's English
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Norman W. Schur ; revised by Eugene Ehrlich and Richard Ehrlich
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eng
Summary
For readers, travelers, and Anglophiles everywhere, this entertaining and authoritative resource is a cultural delight.Whether you are traveling to Great Britain or just want to understand British popular culture, this unique dictionary will answer your questions. British English from A to Zed contains more than 5,500 British terms and their American equivalents, each with a short explanation of the term's history and an example of its use. The appendixes provide valuable supplemental material with differences between British and American pronunciation, grammar, and spelling as well as terms grouped in specific areas such as currency, weight, and numbers.This dictionary will help you unravel the meanings of: Berk (idiot), Bevvied up (drunk), Crisps (potato chips), Erk (rookie), To judder (to shake), Noughts and crosses (tic-tac-toe) and more! George Bernard Shaw famously said that the British and Americans were "two peoples separated by a common language." This book bridges that gap
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TEFOD
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423/.1
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1704
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.S38 2013eb
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non fiction
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British English A to Zed : a definitive guide to the Queen's English, Norman W. Schur ; revised by Eugene Ehrlich and Richard Ehrlich, (electronic resource)
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British English A to Zed : a definitive guide to the Queen's English, Norman W. Schur ; revised by Eugene Ehrlich and Richard Ehrlich, (electronic resource)
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Includes index
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1st Skyhorse Publishing ed.
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1 online resource (xii, 466 p.)
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