British English A to Zed

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Facts On File, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2007 - History
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General readers and language lovers alike will have immediate access to an alphabetical listing of more than 5,500 "Briticisms" and their correlating "Americanisms" in this fully revised and updated volume. Featured in this new edition are several hundred new entries; lively discussions of British language, pronunciation, punctuation, style, usage, and culture; and special sections on units of measure, automotive terms, cricket terms, and more.

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User Review  - Bridgette Redman - Goodreads

It's often said that the first day on a job is the most memorable. That has certainly held true for my past two jobs. My first day on the news desk of the local newspaper took place on a day when ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tim Erskine - Goodreads

An indispensable reference for me when I started dating a British girl. It remained very handy through the first couple years of our marriage. Read full review

About the author (2007)

The late Norman W. Schur wrote several books on language & divided his time between England & the United States.

Eugene Ehrlich is co-editor of the "Oxford American Dictionary" & author of numerous books on language, including "You've Got Ketchup on Your Muumuu: An A-to-Z Guide to English Words from Around the World". A former professor of English at Columbia University, he lives in Mamaroneck, NY.

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