Le Mot Juste

Le Mot Juste : The Penguin Dictionary of Foreign Terms And Phrases

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A dictionary of foreign-language terms, words, mottoes and phrases used in English speech and writing. Languages range from Aramaic and Greek to Russian and Swahili, from Hebrew and Sanskrit to Tagalog and Yiddish, from Gaelic and Algonquiain to Afrikaans and Japanese. The entries are selected from the worlds of art, business, cooking, diplomacy, fashion, industry, law, literature, music - basically from each and every field. Also included are proverbs and popular sayings, mottoes, familiar quotations, abbreviations and contractions.
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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 20mm | 296g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 014051225X
  • 9780140512250

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