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Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable (Paperback)

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From the Bloomsbury Group to the Camberwell Carrot, Samuel Johnson to Boris Johnson and Oranges and Lemons to apples and pears, Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable gathers together the people, places, events, culture, anecdotes, slang and catchphrases that make London one of the greatest cities on Earth. Perfect for checking on something interesting that you've found on your travels through the city, or simply browsing through to impress your London friends with the breadth of your knowledge - you're bound to find something that they've never even heard of before. So whether you're a Londoner through and through, a newly-arrived citizen, a frequent visitor or you prefer to experience this bustling and cacophonous city from the safety of your armchair, Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable will bring the heart and soul of London to your bookshelf.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPopular beliefs & controversial knowledgeFolklore, myths & legendsReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division Publication Date: 29/10/2010 ISBN-13: 9780550100313  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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