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Kitchen Table Lingo

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With an afterword by David Crystal and contributions from Philip Pullman, Jilly Cooper, Jeremy Vine and Meera Syal, all life is here. Become part of the Kitchen Table Lingo community and write your words in now!

'Seen the bloke with the bedooftey bum?'

'More testiculating on Newsnight......'

Does it sometimes seem like your family speaks its own language?

Families up and down
224 pages
Published (first published 2008)
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Sarah Tipper
Jan 12, 2014 Sarah Tipper rated it it was amazing
I adored this book. It was funny and creative. It made me think of John Lloyd and Douglas Adam’s The Meaning Of Liff. It’s a cosy book for anyone who loves words and I now have a word I’ve needed since I was four years old – colourbetical – to describe how I like to put felt pens away. It has also provided me with Tangersuma – an umbrella term for clementines, tangerines, satsumas and mandarins which all look the same in a fruit bowl.
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