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Free download British English for American Readers: A Dictionary of the Language, Customs, and Places of British Life and Literature
British English for American Readers A Dictionary of the Language Customs and Places of British Life and LiteratureIzations political and legal customs and methods communities and places often used in literary works foods and common commercial products common animals and plants not found in the English for American Readers A PDFEPUBsame form in America and basic social practices that differ considerably from modern American practice Ideally kept on hand for ready referral when immersed in fictional Britain this dictionary will make for many enjoyable hours of random or systematic browsing A true companion to British literature its concern is not authors and literary history but the slang bureaucracy stereotypes of places food and products used in daily life social organization and hundreds of such homespun item.