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In Other Words

In Other Words

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Bob's your uncle... Have you ever wondered who Bob is? Or why the phrase means what it does?  Maybe you've wondered why you look for the 'hair of a dog' on a Sunday afternoon or what Schadenfreude actually means. In Other Words is a book filled with linguistic marvels that takes us on a trip around the world telling the story behind some of the most commonly used words and phrases.  Featuring lingual curiosities from over 35 different countries from every corner of the globe this book is a perfect gift for the Countdown or Scrabble addict in your life. In Other Words also contains a handy pronunciation guide and phonetic spelling for all those phrases you've been doing your best French, German or anything accents on.  Gorgeous illustrations by Portland based illustrator Lan Truong accompany each linguistic gem making this book both a visual and literary treat for any reader.

 

Who wrote it?
Christopher J Moore

 

How does it come?
Hard back 20 x 15 x 1.5 cm

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