British English A to Zed

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Facts on File, Jan 1, 2007 - History - 466 pages
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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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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

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Being the Anglophile that I am, this book was right up my alley. I believe it was George Bernard Shaw who said that England and America were separated by a common language........and how true it is ... Read full review

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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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