Your Mother's Tongue

Your Mother's Tongue : Book of European Invective

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An exploration of insults and swearwords in the European Union. It shows that what is invective in one country is sweet talk in another, explaining why you should never call a Finn a Swede, a Portugese woman a nanny-goat or a Spanish one a vixen.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 111 x 178mm
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753814447
  • 9780753814444