Balderdash And Piffle. English Words And Their Curious Origins

Games Alex

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: BBC Books
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2007
Edition: Reprint

Description: 304 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: A look at the English language in a fresh and revealing light. From the brash jargon of celebrity magazines to the delicacies and feints of the euphemism, word-sleuth Alex Games has uncovered the remarkable stories behind some of our best-loved words and expressions.

ISBN: 9780563493365


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