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Greeks Had a Word for It : Words You Never Knew You Can't Do Without (Reprint) (Paperback) (Andrew

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Do you ever search in vain for exactly the right word? Perhaps you want to articulate the vague desire to be far away. Or you can’t quite convey that odd urge to go outside and check to see if anyone is coming. Maybe you’re struggling to express there being just the right amount of something—not too much, but not too little. While the English may not have a word for it, the good news is that the Greeks, the Norwegians, the Dutch or possibly the Inuits probably do. Whether it’s the Norwegian forelsket (that feeling of euphoria at the start of a love affair) or the Indonesian jayus (a joke so poorly told and so unfunny that you can’t help but laugh), this delightful smörgåsbord of wonderful words from around the world will come to the rescue when the English language fails.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 188
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Andrew Taylor
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2017
TCIN: 53027670
UPC: 9780552172431
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-2260
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