Lonely Planet: British Language and Culture
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Lonely Planet: British Language and Culture

by Lonely Planet
     
 
We're chuffed to bits to present this tour of Ole Blighty's lingo. It's the dog's bollocks! Try it out on the lads down your local, have a few pints, and don't worry about sounding naff - if it all goes pear-shaped, wait for the sound of 'Oh, bless!' as they pat you on the back and buy you another bevvie.

-Features special sections on Scottish, Welsh, Cornish, and

Overview

We're chuffed to bits to present this tour of Ole Blighty's lingo. It's the dog's bollocks! Try it out on the lads down your local, have a few pints, and don't worry about sounding naff - if it all goes pear-shaped, wait for the sound of 'Oh, bless!' as they pat you on the back and buy you another bevvie.

-Features special sections on Scottish, Welsh, Cornish, and Scots (Lallans).
-Lonely Planet's English Language & Culture series gets behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew.
-Get into the culture and humour behind common - and not so common - English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
This pocket-sized book plunges right into the meaning of scores of colorful but baffling expressions one encounters in British English...' --Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781864502862
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Lonely Planet Language and Culture Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
3.70(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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