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A Man About A Dog : Euphemisms and Other Examples of Verbal Squeamishness

Author
Nigel Rees
Format
Paperback

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Description

'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...Read more

Publication Date
09-09-2011
ISBN
978-0-00-721454-9
Pages
432