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The Secret Life of The English Language: Buttering Parsnips and Twocking Chavs Paperback – 4 Sep 2008

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[a] tasty gallimaufry of linguistic oddities (INDEPENDENT)

an entertaining compendium showing, above all else, that words have a matchless power to entertain (HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER)

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A more-ishly browsable collection of words and phrases, linguistic quirks, lexical oddities and syntactic surprises.

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