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Modern Manglish

Author: Neil James; Harold Scruby; Alan Moir
Publisher: Carlton North, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2011.
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'I'm going to make a prediction - it could go either way.''London isn't the largest city, but it's definitely larger than the next largest.''It's been raining for eight consecutive days in a row.'The information superhighway brings more text to our door than ever before. It's just that most of it gets mangled along the way. Twenty years ago, Harold Scruby's original Manglish sold its print run in just a few weeks.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil James; Harold Scruby; Alan Moir
ISBN: 9781921844508 1921844507
OCLC Number: 740311421
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Neil James, Harold Scruby, illustrations by Alan Moir.

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'Modern Manglish explores the traditional linguistic traps of mixed metaphors and mispronunciation, new words and old cliches, and euphemisms, tautologies, and jargon. It also exposes the latest  Read more...

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'If I die laughing my family will sue the authors.' - Phillip Adams.

 
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