The Untranslatables: The Most Intriguing Words from Around the World

The Untranslatables: The Most Intriguing Words from Around the World

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A witty lexicon of fascinating and precise universal words that there isn't a direct English translation for, such as the Italian word 'attaccabottone', which is the name for the bore who buttonholes people at parties and is difficult to escape from. Which just begs the question - why don't we have a word for that?show more

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  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 14mm | 222.26g
  • HODDER EDUCATION
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100
  • 0550105999
  • 9780550105998
  • 718,669

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