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Words in English culture

Peter Milward

Words in English culture

a miscellany of memories

by Peter Milward

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Published by Kirihara Shoten in [Japan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.,
  • England -- Social life and customs.,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNichieigengobunkakō
    StatementPeter Milward ; notes by Toshio Gunshi.
    GenreTerms and phrases.
    ContributionsGunshi, Toshio.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19083751M
    ISBN 104342524503


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