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British Language & Culture (Lonely Planet Language and Culture)

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  6 reviews
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 (L
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Paperback, 2nd edition, 255 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Lonely Planet
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Dodo
Delicious and commendable! Albeit totally untranslatable... But that`s not the point, in this particular case. You have to know at least some English to profit from this cute booklet.
Jess
Good book. I think it has to many very obvious things - like tire/tyre - and some things which are missing but I've begun to learn from watching more and more BBC. There are, however, a lot of oddities I would not have known without this book.
Judith
I've read the updated March 2013 edition.

The book is lots of fun and full of interesting facts and expressions one might have heard and did not understand or plain didn't know at all.

Laura J
Excellent reference for how people talk in the various regions of England plus Wales, Cornwall and Scotland. Helpful tips for living among the British.
R.L.
This is a great book to carry with you on your travels to our cousins across the pond. This one has sections that make it easy to flip through.
Janelle
a compact little books with all sorts of interesting info about British life and culture
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