Do words fail you?
Never again, once you've become the proud owner of The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary. Every word has a meaning, but over the years those meanings change.
Dip into these helpfully illustrated pages and you'll find many of the words you use every day without ever realising that their up-to-date definition is something entirely different.
‘Bunny' (rather like a bun)
‘Cherish' (rather like a chair
‘Cardiology' (the study of knitwear)
‘Buggery' (the study of insects)
‘Venezuala' (a gondola with a harpoon)
‘Norway' (a Geordie exclamation of surprise)
‘Ivy' (the Roman for "four")
‘Faculty' (cockney for "there's no more PG Tips")
Thanks to The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary you can now use familiar, everyday words in total confidence, fully appraised of their latest meanings. Made famous by its regular use on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, this is the dictionary that will leave you never lacking a bon mot for any occasion.
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 536 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 31 mm
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I bought this for my Aunt for Christmas and she absolutely loved it. I've only given it four stars because the copy I got looked a bit shabby, I certainly wouldn't have taken that copy from a bookshop.
“Didn't stop laughing”
This is a compilation of previous small editions of the Uxbridge English Dictionary, taken from Radio 4's "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue" - as such it contains nearly all of the previous new... More
“Laugh out loud”
For fans of I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue this book helps pass the time until the next series . There are not an awful lot of definitions but they are very funny , it does help if you read the words aloud to... More
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