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Synopsis: In 1855, when Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino wrote an English phrasebook for Portuguese students, they faced just one problem: The didn't know any English. All they had was a Portuguese-to-French dictionary, and a French-to-English dictionary. The linguistic train wreck that ensued is a classic of unintentional humor, now revived in the first newly selected edition in a century.
About the Author: Paul Collins is editor of the Collins Library and author of "Banvards Folly" (Picador) and the forthcoming travelogue memoir "Sixpence House" (Bloomsbury USA).
Title: English As She Is Spoke: The New Guide of ...
Publisher: McSweeney's Books
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description McSweeney's Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2727455173
Book Description McSweeneys Books, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 2002. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No d/j as Issued. Reprint. Famous language book for English and Portugese. Reprint Signed by editor and a scream. -. Bookseller Inventory # 005867
Book Description McSweeney's Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000821663
Book Description McSweeney's Books 2002-04, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. Bilingual. 097190474X. Bookseller Inventory # 591959
Book Description McSweeney's Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P02097190474X
Book Description McSweeney's Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11097190474X
Book Description McSweeney's Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Like new condition. Bookseller Inventory # XX-172-X4-3009903