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The Antarctic dictionary : a complete guide to Antarctic English

Author: Bernadette Hince
Publisher: Collingwood, Australia : CSIRO Pub. : Museum of Victoria, 2000.
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The world's most isolated continent has spawned some of the most unusual words in the English language. This comprehensive guide to the origins and definitions of such words as donga and growler, is supported by more than 15,000 quotations drawn from over 1000 sources. A treat for anyone who's ever dreamed of visiting Antarctica.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hince, Bernadette.
Antarctic dictionary.
Collingwood, Australia : CSIRO Pub. : Museum of Victoria, 2000
(OCoLC)47048244
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Hince
ISBN: 9780643100619 064310061X 1283156407 9781283156400
OCLC Number: 682621251
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 394 pages)
Contents: Cover; Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; A; B; References; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Other Titles: Complete guide to Antarctic English
Responsibility: Bernadette Hince.

Abstract:

The world's most isolated continent has spawned some of the most unusual words in the English language. This comprehensive guide to the origins and definitions of such words as donga and growler, is supported by more than 15,000 quotations drawn from over 1000 sources. A treat for anyone who's ever dreamed of visiting Antarctica.

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