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[Adam Jacot de Boinod] I Never Knew There Was a Word For It [13th century Book] TXT

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Iffling The Meaning of Tingo and Toujours Tingo their fans include everyone from Stephen Fry to Michael Palin into one highly entertaining keenly priced compendium As Mariella Frostup said 'You'll never be lost for words again' Although I didn t read all of it it s a really funny book from which you will learn a lot of funny words and all kinds of languages words that you will probably never use

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I Never Knew There Was a Word For It

From 'shotclog' a Yorkshire term for a companion only tolerated because he is paying for the drinks to Albanian having 29 words to describe different kinds of eyebrows the languages of the world are full of amazing amusing and I wish there was a way of remembering everything I wanted to I started taking notes at the beginning but I gave up pretty soon Unfortunately the last third when you re really pissed by its length is subjectively speaking the most interesting

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Illuminating words and expressions that will improve absolutely everybody's uality of life All they need is this bookThis bumper volume gathers all three of Adam Jacot de Boinod's acclaimed books about language The Wonder of Wh This book is a combination of the 3 books by this author and is basically a hodge podge of uniue words or phrases that we have used over the course of human existence and their origins One of the books is foreign phrases which were difficult to read since I didn t know how to pronounce the words I think having the pronunciation next to the words or phrases would have been a little helpful but would have been even like a dictionary than it already wasCute and informative tho


7 thoughts on “I Never Knew There Was a Word For It

  1. says:

    I wish there was a way of remembering everything I wanted to I started taking notes at the beginning but I gave up pretty soon Unfortunately the last third when you're really pissed by its length is subjectively speaking the most interesting

  2. says:

    I bought this book because I am a massive word geek and I am currently running a blog about strange and obscure words It's a fascinating read however I was disappointed to find several mistakes One of the Welsh words mentioned lledorweddle should be 'lledorwedd' while the full spelling of Llanfair PG you know the one was incorrect These al

  3. says:

    Some of the creditations to languages have to be closely edited Also some of the expressions are outdated or very rarely used Interesting book though

  4. says:

    This book is a combination of the 3 books by this author and is basically a hodge podge of uniue words or phrases that we have used over the course of human existence and their origins One of the books is foreign

  5. says:

    Although I didn't read all of it it's a really funny book from which you will learn a lot of funny words and all kinds of languages words that you will probably never use

  6. says:

    Did you know there are words for snow in 5 different languages There is a lot of that in here which is not very interesting Did you know there are words in other languages which sound like English words but are false cogitates Yeah that was even less interesting There were far too many lists of these sorts of

  7. says:

    I don't rate Jacot de Boinod as a writer He's sort of enthusiastic about language but seems a bit under informed Lots of the words in the book already have an English word for the concept like giving someone a look that tells them you're annoy

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