The Pc Phrasebook Nigel Rees

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The Pc Phrasebook  by  Nigel Rees

The Pc Phrasebook by Nigel Rees
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First published in 1993, THE PC PHRASEBOOK was the first British-based attempt to come to terms with a language phenomenon that had just begun to sweep the world and was already provoking every reaction from paranoia to derision. As such, it was aMoreFirst published in 1993, THE PC PHRASEBOOK was the first British-based attempt to come to terms with a language phenomenon that had just begun to sweep the world and was already provoking every reaction from paranoia to derision.

As such, it was a critical look at a phenomenon that still endures. Nigel Rees placed PC in the historical context of euphemistic language in the English-speaking world as a whole and his survey is every bit as relevant today.‘If you want a short, streetwise, often tongue-in-cheek, guide then this phrasebook was designed for you ... It is the comments, whether in the text, or in the quotations, that make this book so useful to those in search of the truth about the subject’ – Glasgow Herald‘A plethora of examples from both sides of the Atlantic.

The silliness is at times inspired’ – The European‘Nigel Rees has produced an entertaining survey’ – Yorkshire Post‘When reading this book it is difficult to know whether to laugh or cry’ – The Spectator



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