Chambers TV Talk

Chambers TV Talk : A Dictionary of Words Popularized by Television

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TV Talk is a new and original book that looks at hundreds of English words and expressions that have become well known through the medium of television. Combining linguistic analysis with cultural history, it offers a fascinating insight into how television has enriched our vocabulary over the past fifty years. Nostalgic, informative and always entertaining, entries include a wealth of detail about the programmes that popularized these words and many are supplemented by illustrative quotations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 128 x 214 x 14mm | 286g
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0550101721
  • 9780550101723