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In Other Words: An Illustrated Miscellany of the World's Most Intriguing Words and Phrases
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In Other Words: An Illustrated Miscellany of the World's Most Intriguing Words and Phrases (Hardback)

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Ever racked your brain for a word you're convinced should exist, yet is inexplicably absent from the dictionary? All languages have their limitations - should Englis h fall short, the expression may lie elsewhere. That's where this book comes in: a quirky, international lexicon of linguistic gems that capture certain moments or things with satisfying precision. The mots justes are grouped according to language and pref aced with insightful overviews of the relevant cultures.



Embellished with entertaining and characterful colour illustrations, The Untranslatable s is the perfect gift book to entertain even the most well -versed polyglot.

Children'sEducational materialEducational: Languages other than EnglishLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguistics Publisher: Modern Books Publication Date: 14/06/2018 ISBN-13: 9781906761882  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Lan Truong is an illustrator and designer. She is influenced by a variety of things: vintage matchbox labels and postage stamps, children's books, architecture and more. Her work appears in magazines, on food and beverage packaging, and in identity/branding systems. Lan lives in Portland, Oregon.

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