Inbunden bok Collins. First edition uppl. 2006. 417 sidor.
Nyskick. Skyddsomslag i nyskick. A Man About A Dog: Euphemisms and Other Examples of Verbal Squeamishness Nigel Rees Observera att den här boken är på engelska. Please note that this book is in English. The book is a new hardcover with dustjacket, unread and in perfect condition. Published by Collins in 2006. ISBN 0007214537 First edition 'Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.'(Quentin Crisp). In his latest book, Nigel Rees, one of Britain's foremost commentators on English, has collected and explained 2467 examples of verbal perfume. Fascinating, lively and endless fun, 'A Man About A Dog' is a must for anyone captivated by language and our ability to abuse it. Examples include: • 'Discussing Ugandan affairs' • 'Ambulance chaser' • 'Hygienically challenged' Nigel Rees is one of the best-known language writers and presenters in the UK. His 'Quote…Unquote' radio programme has been running for nearly thirty years. Format: Ca 24x16x3,5 cm. 417 pages
- A man about a dog : euphemisms & other examples of verbal squeamishness
- Rees, Nigel
- London : Collins