The Meaning Of Tingo: And Other Extraordinary Words From Around The World

The Meaning Of Tingo: And Other Extraordinary Words From Around The World

  • Publish Date: 2007-02-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Adam Jacot de Boinod
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A whimsical linguistic tour of foreign words and phrases that do not have precise English-language equivalents includes such entries as the world's longest-known palindrome, the Dutch rendering of the sound of Rice Krispies cereal, and the Bolivian word that means, I was rather too drunk last night and it's all their fault. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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