A Certain 'je Ne Sais Quoi'
Words We Pinched From Other LanguageseBook - 2009
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.
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.