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Author Moore, Erin (Writer on English language), author.

Title That's not English : Britishisms, Americanisms, and what our English says about us / Erin Moore.

Publication Info. New York : Gotham Books, [2015]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  PE1074.8 .M66 2015    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Adult Non Fiction - TRBB-2  427 MOO    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Adult Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  427 MOO    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 223 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-223).
Summary An American expatriate living in London explores the historical and cultural differences between American and British versions of English, covering snacking habits, overall collective personalities, dating and sex, drinking and raising kids. --Publisher's description.
Contents Quite -- Middle class -- Moreish -- Mufti -- Gobsmacked -- Trainers -- Sorry -- Toilet -- Cheers -- Knackered -- Brolly -- Bespoke -- Fortnight -- Clever -- Ginger -- Dude -- Partner -- Proper -- OK -- Whinge -- Bloddy -- Scrappy -- Pull -- Shall -- Sir -- Yankee -- Skint -- Crimbo -- Tip -- Tea -- Way out.
Subject English language -- Variation.
English language -- Spoken English -- United States.
English language -- Spoken English -- Great Britain.
English language -- Great Britain -- Usage.
English language -- United States -- Usage.
English language -- Usage.
Americanisms.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- Social aspects.
United States -- Civilization -- Social aspects.
Americanisms. (OCoLC)fst00807480
Civilization -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01352401
English language -- Spoken English. (OCoLC)fst00911654
English language -- Usage. (OCoLC)fst00911918
English language -- Variation. (OCoLC)fst00911928
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9781592408856 (hardback)
1592408850 (hardback)

 
    
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