Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths Hardback

The Queen's English from the King James Bible

by Martin H. Manser;


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Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths

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Martin Manser's Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths is a delightful book for all who adore the English language.

Readers of Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths learn that many of our most familiar phrases are taken straight from the King James Version of the Bible.

A quirky present, Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths will amuse and entertain as well as shed a thought-provoking light on the background to our rich and varied language.

Martin Manser has written and edited a wide range of reference books, including The Good Word Guide, Best Loved Hymns, Poems and Readings, Buttering Parsnips, Twocking Chavs: The Secret Life of the English Language, Chambers Dictionary of Eponyms, and the Guinness Book of Words. He lectures on language use at University of the Arts London and Buckingham New University, and is a language consultant with national companies and organisations.

Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths by Martin H. Manser was published by Hodder & Stoughton in September 2009 and is our 32237th best seller. The ISBN for Scapegoats, Shambles and Shibboleths is 9780340979792.

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Page last updated 22nd July 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherHodder & Stoughton (September 2009)
Weight281g
Number of Pages272
Thickness26 mm
Height203 mm
Width137 mm
ISBN9780340979792
ISBN-100340979798
Product Code1902844
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