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            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
              

            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages (Paperback)

            By Deutscher, Guy

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            An odyssey that takes us from Homer to Darwin, from scientists to savages, from the corridors of Yale to the rivers of the Amazon, from how to name the rainbow to why Russian water - a 'she' - become a 'he' once you have dipped a tea bag into her. It explores some of the fascinat...ing questions about language, culture and the human mind.
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            ISBN 9780099505570
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases
             

            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cryer, Max

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            "The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang wo...rds and expressions feature heavily, while one of the unique features of this book is the large number of Mori words that have become part of our common language in recent years. The listing also includes the popular names of our sports teams, and an appendix of common New Zealand acronyms completes the book."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775594000
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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            Singapore English
             

            Singapore English (Hardback)

            By Deterding, David; Edited by Beal, Joan; Honeybone, Patrick; McMahon, April

            This book provides an overview of Singapore English in straightforward, non-technical language. All the findings presented in the book are illustrated with extensive examples from one hour of recorded conversational data.

            ISBN 9780748625444
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2008
            Publisher Edinburgh University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Dialects of English
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            Straight From The Fridge Dad: A Dictionary of Hipster Slang

            Straight From The Fridge Dad: A Dictionary of Hipster Slang (Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Decharne, Max

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            Containing thousands of examples of hipster slang drawn from pulp novels, classic noir and exploitation films, and blues, country, and rock 'n' roll lyrics, this is the perfect language guide for all hep cats and kittens.

            ISBN 9781842432884
            Released NZ 23 Oct 2009
            Publisher OLDCASTLE BOOKS LTD
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            Dog's Eye and Dead Horse: The Complete Guide to Australian Rhyming Slang
             

            Dog's Eye and Dead Horse: The Complete Guide to Australian Rhyming Slang (Paperback)

            By Seal, Graham

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            A comprehensive collection of Australian rhyming slang, in all its fascinating and bawdry glory. A celebration of classic Aussie speech.

            ISBN 9780733325892
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2009
            Publisher ABC Books
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            Access Accent: Geordie (Newcastle): An Accent Training Resource for Actors
             

            Access Accent: Geordie (Newcastle): An Accent Training Resource for Actors (Audio CD / Audio)

            By Strong, Gwyneth; Dyer, Penny

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            Penny Dyer is an inspiration to work with Helen MirrenAn essential tool for actors needing to develop an accent at a moments notice. Top voice coach, Penny Dyer, voice coach to Helen Mirren on The Queen and Gwyneth Strong (Cassandra, Only Fools and Horses) present an hour long vo...ice coaching session on CD.
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            ISBN 9780713685350
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2008
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Performance Books
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            Jibber Jabber and Giffle Gaffle: A Collection of Salacious Slang and Popular Profanities Through the Ages

            Jibber Jabber and Giffle Gaffle: A Collection of Salacious Slang and Popular Profanities Through the Ages (Hardback)

            By Clarke, Elanor

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            Swear like a sparrow-mouthed snick fadger with the help of this illustrated dictionary of long-lost words and phrases. This crude and quirky volume contains the most amusing vocabulary from the murky Middle English of Chaucer right up to the more eloquent parlances of the early 1...900s - essential for all lovers of weird and wonderful wordage!
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            ISBN 9781849534703
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2013
            Publisher Summersdale Publishers
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            English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century
             

            English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century (Hardback)

            By Blake, Barry J.

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            English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century offers an innovative perspective on the ways in which contemporary English language vocabulary continues to adapt and grow in light of emerging technologies and ideas. The book begins with a concise history of the English language, ...followed by chapters covering key topics including lexical change, semantic change, and word-formation. Additional chapters highlight unique topics not often covered in English language studies, including the mental lexicon, inclusive language, and the importing and exporting of words between English and other languages. Chapter discussions are enhanced by dynamic examples from a wide range of varieties of English, including American, British, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, South African, and South Asian. Taken together, English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century offers students with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the multi-faceted nature of English vocabulary today and new insights into its continued development.
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            ISBN 9780367001698
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Diachrony and Dialects: Grammatical Change in the Dialects of Italy

            Diachrony and Dialects: Grammatical Change in the Dialects of Italy (Hardback)

            Edited by Beninca, Paola; Ledgeway, Adam; Vincent, Nigel

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            This book examines morphosyntactic variation in the Romance varieties spoken in Italy from both a regional and historical perspective. It examines a range of phenomena, backed up by extensive empirical data, and will be a valuable resource not only for specialists in Italo-Romanc...e but also for researchers in morphosyntactic change more generally
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            ISBN 9780198701781
            Released NZ 15 May 2014
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Oxford Studies in Diachronic and Historical Linguistics
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            Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles
             

            Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles (Paperback)

            By Sebba, Mark

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            Aims to introduce the reader to the field of Pidgin and Creole studies. This book deals with the linguistic, historical and social aspects of the development of Pidgin and Creole languages.

            ISBN 9780333630242
            Released NZ 21 May 1997
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Macmillan Modern Linguistics
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