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by John Ayto

ePub Wobbly Bits and Other Euphemisms download
Author:
John Ayto
ISBN13:
978-0713678406
ISBN:
0713678402
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Publisher:
A&C Black Business Information and Development; 2nd edition (February 4, 2008)
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Dictionaries & Thesauruses
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1389 kb
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Wobbly Bits and Other Euphemisms: Over 3,000 Ways to Avoid Speaking Your Mind and Robert. some of the titles of their books. Euphemisms are expressions that soften blunt truths by replacing them. Holder’s How Not To Say What You Mean: A Dictionary of Euphemisms detail the history, but a. newcomer is Euphemania, by Ralph Keyes. What the authors mean by euphemisms is clear from. with indirect alternatives.

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The result is both entertaining and enlightening. The result is both entertaining and enlightening. Издательство: "Bloomsbury Publishing" (2000). ISBN: 978-0-7475-5045-7.

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Subjects covered include crime, sins, sex, the body and its parts,clothing and nakedness, bodily functions and secretions, illness andinjury, old age and death, work, poverty, government and politics,warfare and race.

"Utterly delightful and instructive" - The Observer