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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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            Hey Diddle-Diddle: Our Best-Loved Nursery Rhymes and What They Really Mean
              

            Hey Diddle-Diddle: Our Best-Loved Nursery Rhymes and What They Really Mean (EPUB ebook)

            By Foster, Sam

            A compilation of 40 of the best-loved traditional nursery rhymes that offers clues as to their true meanings and often surprising origins. It offers a trip down memory lane and some food for thought for those interested in English history and language.

            ISBN 9780857657398
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            Language en
            Released NZ 6 Oct 2008
            Publisher Summersdale Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Will I Ever Pee Alone Again?: And other happy, heart-warming poems for mums

            Will I Ever Pee Alone Again?: And other happy, heart-warming poems for mums (Hardback, Digital original)

            By Conway, Emma

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            100 uplifting poems on motherhood, from much-loved YouTuber and Instagrammer Brummy Mummy of 2 - the perfect gift for any mums in your life.

            ISBN 9780751580068
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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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 (EPUB ebook)

            By Deutscher, Guy

            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 9781446494905
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            Language en
            Released NZ 4 Aug 2016
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Language (English)
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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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            The Lingo Dictionary: Of favourite Australian words and phrases
              

            The Lingo Dictionary: Of favourite Australian words and phrases (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

            By Miller, John

            The Lingo Dictionary is a warts-and-all look at the notoriously hilarious Australian slang words and phrases, casting light on the quirky, intriguing and often bizarre Aussie language.

            ISBN 9781775590347
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            Language en
            Published NZ 7 Dec 2012
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Performance Books
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