The Resource Modern Manglish, (electronic resource)

Modern Manglish, (electronic resource)

Label
Modern Manglish
Title
Modern Manglish
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'It's dog eat dog in this rat race.''We'll burn that bridge when we come to it.''I hope to come first or second, or at least to win it.'The information superhighway brings more text to our door than ever before. It's just that most of it gets mangled along the way. Twenty years ago, Harold Scruby's Manglish became an instant bestseller. This version expands on the consummate mangles of the original, with all-new Scrubyisms and recent classics from the shame files of the Plain English Foundation. Modern Manglish explores the traditional linguistic traps of mixed metaphors and mispronunciation, ne
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
306.44
Index
no index present
LC call number
P299.H66
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Modern Manglish, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Doublespeak and Verbing; Tautologies and Other Redundancies; Click Go the Clichés; Buzzwords; Suitspeak; Mixed Metaphors; Euphemisms (or Youse-femisms); To PC or Not to PC; Pollie Waffle; Legal(un)ese and Coptalk; Lost in Translation; Fancy-Pants Job Titles; World's Worst Mission Statements; Strayan, New Zillund, and Yankspeak; Spakfilla; Pronounceeashun; Malaprops and General Manglish; Sportspeak; Foodspiel; Silly Signs; Manglish Christmas Carols; Acknowledgements
Control code
ocn793511388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781921863356
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33924351
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793511388
  • ebl1921863358

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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