A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

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Chloe Rhodes presides over this entertaining exploration among the legions of words, from aficionado to zeitgeist, that English-speakers have pilfered from across the globe. She delves into their derivations and gives witty examples of their use as well as telling the stories of how and why we absorbed such exotic imports.

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A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

Words We Pinched from Other Languages

Hardback176pp

9781843173649     Product Code: 293427

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Chloe Rhodes presides over this entertaining exploration among the legions of words, from aficionado to zeitgeist, that English-speakers have pilfered from across the globe. She delves into their derivations and gives witty examples of their use as well as telling the stories of how and why we absorbed such exotic imports.

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