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The (Very) Best of British: the American's Guide to Speaking British [Paperback]

Mike Etherington , Sarah Etherington
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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1 Sep 2000
A fun look at the differences between British and American English. Written by the British bloke who moved to Tossa Lane, Austin, Texas. This humourous and informative book is a must for anyone who needs to translate from American to English.


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  • Paperback: 140 pages
  • Publisher: Effingpot Productions Ltd; 2nd Revised edition edition (1 Sep 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0953696812
  • ISBN-13: 978-0953696819
  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 14.7 x 0.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 69,405 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Publisher

This book has been updated and replaced by The Very Best of British - ISBN 0953696812, also available on amazon. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From the Author

Following the huge success of our first book (Best of British, ISBN 0953696804), we have completely re-written it with over 200 new words and definitions, all new cartoons and a full index for ease of use. It's been fun writing - we hope you enjoy reading it.


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for Americans relocating to the UK 2 Nov 2001
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
I read the descriptions in this book and couldn't stop laughing. British English really is a different language. Buy this book to help you decipher what the Brits mean.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Learn British speak and LAUGH! 29 Jan 2000
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
I have given this book to several friends. Both Brits and Americans think it's a riot. Buy it today! (If you want to laugh.)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining :) 19 Jun 2014
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An entertaining guide to help our american cousins - I gave as a gift and the recipient also seemed to enjoy it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great 29 May 2014
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Great book for my friend who is American she laughed all the way through it, would recommend this book .
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By Ruth
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I have friends in the US and I have found that some of my words have been lost in translation! This book made all of us giggle and helped us to understand each other better. Love it!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars very funny 15 July 2012
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very funny for the yanks an such that dont speak our 'language' lol great fun, and easy to understand and navigate through.
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