Labels For Locals: What To Call People From Abilene To Zimbabwe

Paul Dickson

Anno: 2006
Rilegatura: Paperback
Pagine: 288 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 181 x 126 mm
Peso: 216 gr.
  • EAN: 9780060881641
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Travel the world of names and discover the fascinating lore and history behind the terms used for people from selected locales, regions, and countries. Take a light-hearted look at unusual geographical monikers, or take a more serious look at how to use names accurately when you travel. It's fun and functional too!Dijon, France--Dijonese.Kankakee, Ilinois--Kankakeean.Nooyawker--Traditional nickname for a resident of New York.Yorkshire, England--Yorkshireman or Yorkshirewoman. The slang term is Yorkie. A Yorkist is one who belonged to or supported the English royal House of York against the Lancastrians in the "War of the Roses."