We're chuffed to bits to present this tour of Ole Blighty's lingo. It's the dog's bollocks! This Lonely Planet
guide gets behind the scenes of the language, culture, and humor of common—and not so common—English expressions. Also features special sections on Scottish, Welsh, and Cornish.
This book presents the history of British English language and culture; how to speak it and its place in life and society. It includes: a useful and easy-to-use lexicon index; terms for food and drink, and sports and entertainment; and, sections on the Welsh and Scottish. It is packed with slang, jargon, common misunderstandings, humorous and quirky expressions; and is an interesting reading for people who want to know about British English and it's differences to American/Australian English.