As They Say In Zanzibar by David Crystal

By: David Crystal

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ISBN
9780007240982
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
512
Dimensions
153 x 234mm

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The only dictionary of proverbs you'll ever need. This anthology of worldwide wisdom from Albania to Zanzibar, will amuse and inform in equal measures.

Proverbs are fascinating in what they tell us about a culture's view of everyday life: whether it be the importance of animals or the significance of the weather, proverbial wisdom is a key factor in understanding different peoples and cultures. Here, David Crystal, the world's leading commentator on language, takes us on a global tour of the world's proverbs. Whether you are in Andorra, China or Tierra del Fuego, there is a nugget of local wisdom to inform and entertain.
ISBN:
9780007240982
Publication Date:
01 / 06 / 2007
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
153 x 234mm

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