Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable

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The Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable shines a light into the shadowy corners of London's language, culture and history.From Boudicca to Boris Johnson, the Bloomsbury Group to the Camberwell Carrot and Darkplace Hospital to Sodomite's Walk, Brewer's London takes you along the scenic route through the landmarks, legends and lore of this great city. More than 2,000 entries encompass words, phrases, historical events, notable London characters (both real and fictional), customs and ceremonies, institutions, artistic and literary works, celebrations and events, inventions, streets and districts, anecdotes, names and nicknames, terminology and slang.show more

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  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 164 x 252 x 42mm | 1,179.33g
  • HODDER EDUCATION
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0550104453
  • 9780550104458
  • 670,255

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