Divided by a Common Language: A Guide to British and American English

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Puzzled by signs warning you to "mind the gap" in the London Underground? Wondering what will be on your plate if you order "toad in the hole" in a London cafe? In Divided by a Common Language, Christopher Davies explains these expressions and discusses the many differences in pronunciation, spelling, and vocabulary between British and American English. He compares the customs, manners, and practical details of daily life in the United Kingdom and the United States, and American readers will enjoy his account of American ...

Divided by a Common Language: A Guide to British and American English 2007, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618911622

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Divided by a Common Language: A Guide to British and American English 2007, Houghton Mifflin

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Divided by a Common Language: A Guide to British and American English 2005, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618002757

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