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Lost English: Words and Phrases that have Vanished from Our Language | [Chris Roberts]

Lost English: Words and Phrases that have Vanished from Our Language

Would you receive a ‘char and a wad’ with a grateful smile? If asked to take a ‘dekko’, would you be offended? And if spotted reading the ‘yellow press’, would you be embarrassed?The meaning of these and many other intriguing phrases are defined, and their loss lamented, in this wonderfully nostalgic look at how language has changed over the past few decades.
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Would you receive a ‘char and a wad’ with a grateful smile? If asked to take a ‘dekko’, would you be offended?

And if spotted reading the ‘yellow press’, would you be embarrassed?

The meaning of these and many other intriguing phrases are defined, and their loss lamented, in this wonderfully nostalgic look at how language has changed over the past few decades.

©2010 Michael O'Mara Books Ltd 2009 (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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