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The New Dictionary of Things There Should Be Words For

John Lloyd, Jon Canter

What should we call 'something that looks like minced beef but isn't'? Minsk, of course! 'Luxuriant nostril hairs'? Utrillas! Three decades after Douglas Adams and QI creator John Lloyd compiled The Meaning of Liff, here is a new collection of more than 900 familiar things that have hitherto remained unnamed, an oversight now corrected by recycling the appellations of places near and far.
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  • Publisher: Faber
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 221pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9780571301690
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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