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Romps, Tots and Boffins: The Strange Language of News
Romps, Tots and Boffins: The Strange Language of News
by Robert Hutton
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 6.99

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The journey of journalese, 28 Sep 2013
I rarely take time out of my day to write a review on amazon but I must say this book is well worth picking up, if not for yourself then as a great stocking filler!

I never really gave much thought into the origin of phrases such as 'mad cow disease' or the fact that the scientific term may be something different.

Also love the fact that the language of journalese is never complete. I constantly find myself coming up with new phrases which I will be sure to pass onto Robert Hutton for volume II.

Get buying people.


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