Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable: 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780304368099 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2006 Autor: John Ayto, Ian Crofton Editură: Chambers Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 868 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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With thousands of contemporary words and phrases and a wide selection of entries on the cultural preoccupations of our times, Brewer’s Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable is an invaluable guide to modern language and culture. Focusing on the 20th and 21st centuries, it applies the trademark Brewer’s treatment to a fascinating selection of buzzwords, catchphrases, slang, nicknames, fictional characters and intriguing cultural phenomena from pop culture to politics, literature to technology.

Encompassing everything from the Battle of Britain to the Brazilian wax, McCarthyism to McDonald’s and Waiting for Godot to Wallace and Gromit, Brewer’s Modern is wonderfully diverse, addictively browsable and bound to broaden your horizons.

Limba
Altele
Autor
John Ayto, Ian Crofton
Data Publicarii
2006
Editura
Chambers
Inaltime
23.6
Latime
18.3
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
868
Isbn 13
9780304368099
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