The Parliamo Glasgow Omnibus by Stanley Baxter

The Parliamo Glasgow Omnibus by Stanley Baxter

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A guide to understanding the intricacies and nuances of one of Britain's most colourful dialects. It explains the idiosyncrasies of local and national dialects from Dundonian to Australian.

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This hilarious book is the essential guide to understanding the intricacies and nuances of one of Britain's most colourful dialects. It has been immensely popular over the years and has provided the inspiration for a number of acts explaining the idiosyncrasies of local and national dialects from Dundonian to Australian.Centred around a number of dialogues which deal with everyday situations - at the discotheque, dining out, Hogmanay, Hallowe'en and shopping, to name but a few - it introduces a whole range of vocabulary and expressions likely to bewilder the uninitiated, but which are the key to understanding the Glaswegian in his natural habitat. From general comments about the weather ('Scummindooninbuckets') to useful phrases designed to ward off those who might be getting just a bit too familiar ('Takyurhonaffmabum'), this hilarious book will increase your vocabulary and give you the confidence to master this complex but enormously expressive language. "The Parliamo Glasgow Omnibus" audio CD is also available.

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SKU GOR001919001
Title The Parliamo Glasgow Omnibus
Author By (author) Stanley Baxter
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Birlinn General
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 1841587745
ISBN 13 9781841587745
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This hilarious book is the essential guide to understanding the intricacies and nuances of one of Britain's most colourful dialects. It has been immensely popular over the years and has provided the inspiration for a number of acts explaining the idiosyncrasies of local and national dialects from Dundonian to Australian.Centred around a number of dialogues which deal with everyday situations - at the discotheque, dining out, Hogmanay, Hallowe'en and shopping, to name but a few - it introduces a whole range of vocabulary and expressions likely to bewilder the uninitiated, but which are the key to understanding the Glaswegian in his natural habitat. From general comments about the weather ('Scummindooninbuckets') to useful phrases designed to ward off those who might be getting just a bit too familiar ('Takyurhonaffmabum'), this hilarious book will increase your vocabulary and give you the confidence to master this complex but enormously expressive language. "The Parliamo Glasgow Omnibus" audio CD is also available.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001919001
Title The Parliamo Glasgow Omnibus
Author By (author) Stanley Baxter
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Birlinn General
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 1841587745
ISBN 13 9781841587745
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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