Say What: New Words Around Town

Say What: New Words Around Town


By (author) Keith Barker-Main

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  • Publisher: Metro Books, London
  • Format: Hardback | 258 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 202mm x 38mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 30 October 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1843581655
  • ISBN 13: 9781843581659
  • Illustrations note: illustrations throughout

Product description

Rarely does a humour title come along that is a true gem. Destined to be an instant classic, this is one such book. Containing hundreds of 'new words', it is a marvellous collection of hilarious expressions invented by the extraordinary comic mind of Keith Barker Main. Wry, dry, sly, sometimes rude, but always laugh-out-loud funny, his intelligent brand of humour casts an irreverent look at the age we live in and condenses modern cliches in our society into truly memorable words, some of which have already entered the "Oxford English Dictionary". For the last three years, millions of readers of "Metro" newspaper have delighted in the comic creations of this cheeky modern wordsmith and now, with superb illustrations throughout, this book is set to take the humour market by storm.

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Author information

Keith Barker-Main is a lifestyle journalist on UK publishing phenomenon Metro. For the past four years his Say What? (New Words Around Town) feature has been introducing over 3 million readers daily to his slant on breaking cultural trends and phenomena. He comes up with his razor sharp inventions at home in London.