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Leaves on the Line - a book by Toseland, Martin

Leaves on the Line

What the British Say ... and What They Really Mean

Leaves on the Line( )
Author: Toseland, Martin
Toseland, Simon
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Pavilion Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

In every walk of life, from relationships, to work, to politics, sport and the news, our everyday use of English harbors duplicities of meaning. We say "I'm sorry" when we mean "absolute nonsense," and write "Yours faithfully" when we're thinking "Sod you!" Jealousy, rage, love, affection—we're equally good at disguising them all. Leaves on the Line compiles this secret language—this "double English"—in a hilarious and forthright volume exposing the...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Grammar & Punctuation
Reference / Word Lists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.81 Pounds

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