Dictionary of Imported English: Contributions to the Global Language (Knowledge of the Nerds) David Govett

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Published: November 12th 2010

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Dictionary of Imported English: Contributions to the Global Language (Knowledge of the Nerds)  by  David Govett

Dictionary of Imported English: Contributions to the Global Language (Knowledge of the Nerds) by David Govett
November 12th 2010 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 197 pages | ISBN: | 9.18 Mb

A most dynamic language, English is by no means comprehensive.To enhance its scope and precision, this Dictionary of Imported English defines over 1,000 imported words for concepts novel to speakers of English, which were culled from the glossariesMoreA most dynamic language, English is by no means comprehensive.To enhance its scope and precision, this Dictionary of Imported English defines over 1,000 imported words for concepts novel to speakers of English, which were culled from the glossaries of hundreds of little-known languages, many now moribund or extinct.Coined over the millennia by imaginative and perceptive humans, these words name ideas distinctly foreign—yet immediately obvious—to the minds of the native speakers of English.

Many of these neologisms are laugh-out-loud direct- all are strong candidates for tomorrow’s English vocabulary.



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