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From amourette to Zal

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Fjaka: the sublime state of aspiring to do absolutely nothing.
Warmduscher: a 'warm showerer', meaning a bit of a wimp.
Tener mano izquierda: literally 'to have a left hand'; to be skilfully persuasive.

For all the richness of the English language there are some nuances that other languages capture much better, whether it's a phrase that beautifully articulates a feeling, a wonderfully understated insult that just hits the spot, or a curious idiom. From the melancholic to the funny to the downright peculiar, From Amourette to Zal takes us on a fascinating journey around Europe in twelve languages, celebrating our cultural similarities and differences along the way.

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Author(s):
Alex Rawlings
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
198x129x19
EAN-13:
9780750987738
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780750987738
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
191
Publisher:
The History Press

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Fjaka: the sublime state of aspiring to do absolutely nothing.
Warmduscher: a 'warm showerer', meaning a bit of a wimp.
Tener mano izquierda: literally 'to have a left hand'; to be skilfully persuasive.

For all the richness of the English language there are some nuances that other languages capture much better, whether it's a phrase that beautifully articulates a feeling, a wonderfully understated insult that just hits the spot, or a curious idiom. From the melancholic to the funny to the downright peculiar, From Amourette to Zal takes us on a fascinating journey around Europe in twelve languages, celebrating our cultural similarities and differences along the way.

Author(s):
Alex Rawlings
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
198x129x19
EAN-13:
9780750987738
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780750987738
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
191
Publisher:
The History Press

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