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  • Lingo
    Lingo (English, Paperback) Gaston Dorren

    Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen through the peculiarities of its languages and dialects. Combining linguistics and cultural history, Gaston Dorren takes us on an intriguing tour of the continent, from Proto-Indo-European (the common ancestor of most European languages) to the rise and rise of English, via the complexities of Welsh plurals and Czech pronunciation. Along the...

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  • How to Speak Emoji
    How to Speak Emoji (Hardback) Fred Benenson

    Suitable for anyone who doesn't know a smiley from a big red heart, a thumbs-up from a toilet symbol, a poo from two blonde girls dancing, this book helps you to speak Emoji. It includes sections like everyday greetings, in the workplace, in relationships and asking for help and directions, as well as how to translate song titles and more.

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  • How to Swear Around the World
    How to Swear Around the World (English, Paperback) Toby Triumph

    This essential phrasebook collects the most colorful, explicit, and outrageous ways to tell people off in every part of the world. Featuring dozens of different languages, the sayings range from everyday swears to family curses to expressions for X-rated relations with animals.

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  • Creative Cursing
    Creative Cursing (English, Hardback) Jillian Panarese, Sarah Royal

    Whether you're annoyed with your neighbour, agitated with your boss, or tired of your lazy roommate, this unique side-by-side flippable flap novelty book of amusing and socially unacceptable phrases will provide endless possibilities for creative and colourful vocabulary. Both young and old students and professionals alike will appreciate this easy-to-use, uncensored, totally x-rated, and hilarious phrase generator. Unleash the immaturity and skewed sense of humour within and never be left searching for a clever comeback again.

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  • 'Goanae No Dae That!'
    'Goanae No Dae That!' (English, Paperback) Allan Morrison, Bob Dewar

    Scotland s bestselling humour author is back with his latest collection of hilarious and often wise Scottish sayings. With an English counterpart for each expression, this book will appeal to both locals and visitors. Wittily covering a range of everyday topics, this is ideal for all those who enjoy Scottish humour."

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  • A Dictionary of RAF Slang
    A Dictionary of RAF Slang (English, Hardback) Eric Partridge

    Drop your visiting cards, put aside your beer-lever, stop being a half-pint hero and discover the gloriously funny slang which was part of everyday life in two world wars....

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  • Horrible Words
    Horrible Words (Hardback) Rebecca Gowers

    A guide to the most reviled words in English, masquerading as advice on how and why you might want to use them. It is also a bold manifesto that asserts our common rights over English, even as it questions the true nature of style.

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  • Irishology
    Irishology (English, Hardback) Ronan Moore

    Taking a humorous, nostalgic approach, Ronan Moore provides witty guide to all things distinctly Irish from weddings to wakes and everything in between that will leave you laughing all the way to the bog.

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  • Urban Dictionary
    Urban Dictionary (English, Paperback) Urbandictionary.com, Aaron Peckham

    This revised edition of Urban Dictionaryfeatures the latest and greatest definitions ever for the words that define our world.

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  • Dirty Italian
    Dirty Italian (Multiple languages, Paperback) Gabrielle Euvino

    No body speaks in strictly formal address anymore. Certainly not in Italy, where the common expressioned shouted on the streets is far from text book Italian. This all-new, totally-up-to-date book fills in the gap between how people really talk in Italy and what Italian language students are taught.

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  • Strine
    Strine (English, Paperback) Afferbeck Lauder

    For the uninitiated reader, 'strine' is, apparently, the broad-accented Australian's way of saying 'Australian'. Now, Afferbeck Lauder's legendary 1960's Sydney Morning Herald columns have been collected into one volume. There was never any book about Australian speech like Strine or about posh British speech like Fraffly Well Spoken. Here, collected together, are Afferbeck Lauder's groundbreaking...

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  • Understanding Rap
    Understanding Rap (English, Paperback) William Buckholz

    Rap music is famous for its double entendres and clever turns of phrase, until now no one has collected rap lyrics into an organised compendium. Enter UNDERSTAND RAP, a funny reference book based on a website of the same name, which explains the confusing terms and lyrics used in rap songs in a language even the most un-hip person can understand

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  • Dirty Czech
    Dirty Czech (Multiple languages, Paperback) Martin Blaha

    No body speaks in strictly formal address anymore. Especially in the new Eastern Europe, where the common expressions tossed around in ultra trendy cities like Prague are far from textbook Czech. This all-new, totally-up-to-date book fills the gap between how people really talk and what Czech language students are taught.

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  • A Dictionary of Bristle
    A Dictionary of Bristle (English, Paperback) Harry Stoke, Vinny Green

    Updated fourth edition of the hugely popular Dictionary of Bristle published in 2013 to celebrate the book's 10th anniversary.

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  • The Ultimate Cockney Geezer's Guide to Rhyming Slang
    The Ultimate Cockney Geezer's Guide to Rhyming Slang (English, Paperback) Geoff Tibballs

    A guide to cockney rhyming slang. It explains the meaning of hundreds of terms, from old favourites such as apples and pears (stairs) and plates of meat (feet) to the more obscure band of hope (soap) and cuts and scratches (matches) through to modern classics such as Anthea Turner (earner) and Ashley Cole (own goal).

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  • How to Speak Emoji Love
    How to Speak Emoji Love (English, Paperback) Ebury Press

    With a wealth of emojis on offer to convey your adoration, from kissy faces and hearts-for-eyes, to saucier combinations like the lock and key, there is no end to the ways you can declare your love, this book guides you through each stage of your relationship with phrases for every occasion.

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  • Irishography
    Irishography (English, Hardback) Ronan Moore

    In his second book Ronan Moore, author of Irishology, has created a humorous and irreverent guide to every county in Ireland.

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  • How to Speak Emoji
    How to Speak Emoji (English, Paperback) Fred Benenson

    The ultimate emoji phrase book and dictionary.  Fred Benenson is the master of emoji--its subtleties, its nuances, its laugh-out-loud humor. Now you can be, too, with his handy guide: The first book that will teach you How to Speak Emoji. Featuring everyday greetings, pickup lines, workplace expressions, and tried-and-true insults, this book is perfect for the novice user or those looking to...

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  • Oor Wullie: Jings! Crivvens! Help Ma Boab!
    Oor Wullie: Jings! Crivvens! Help Ma Boab! (English, Hardback) Oor Wullie

    In this hilarious guide, Scotland's tousle-haired wee laddie introduces hunners of his favourite words and phrases.

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  • The Little Book of Foreign Swearwords
    The Little Book of Foreign Swearwords (Multiple languages, Paperback) Sid Finch, Emma Burgess

    Ever been lost for words abroad? When you want to get your point across abroad there's only one way to do it: by swearing your ar*e off! Impress the world with a stream of multi-lingual profanity from this nifty pocket book.

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