A Certain 'je Ne Sais Quoi'

A Certain 'je Ne Sais Quoi'

Words We Pinched From Other Languages

eBook - 2009
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English is enriched with many borrowings and influences from other languages. Aficionado, chutzpah, pro bono, hoi polloi, ketchup, nous, zeitgeist - we use these foreign words every day without thinking of their origins, but what do they actually mean? This book offers information for 'connoisseurs' (French) of the English language.
Publisher: London : Michael O' Mara Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781843176718
1843176718
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.

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