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World English: From Aloha to Zed
Robert Hendrickson. English is spoken by more than a billion people worldwide. Wherever it is spoken, the English language is enriched by its diverse speakers. This is the first A-to-Z reference to English diction in all its flavors, hues, tones, & timbres. The book contains almost 3,000 carefully selected words & phrases culled from 50 regional variations on the English-language theme. Each entry includes a concise definition & the termís region of origin, & many entries offer an example sentence showing how the word is used. In many cases, entries are enlivened by amusing & enlightening anecdotes & fun facts relating to a termís history & varying uses. Includes examples of English words & phrases that have made their way into non-English-speaking countries.
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