Here speeching American : a very strange guide to English as it is garbled around the world /

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Author / Creator:Petras, Kathryn.
Imprint:New York : Villard Books, c2004.
Description:xiv, 223 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Language:English
Subject:English language -- Errors of usage -- Humor.
English language -- Foreign countries -- Humor.
Communication, International -- Humor.
Communication, International.
English language -- Errors of usage.
English language -- Foreign countries.
Humor.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5538183
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Other authors / contributors:Petras, Ross.
ISBN:0812973151 (pbk.)
Table of Contents:
  • About This Book
  • Introduction
  • Air Travel
  • In the Airport
  • Lodging
  • Sightseeing
  • Zoos and National Parks
  • Museums and Historic Sites
  • Other Sites
  • Rest Rooms, or "When the Need Strikes"
  • Culture and the Arts
  • Film
  • Music
  • Sports and Games
  • Visiting Embassies Overseas
  • Getting Around: Public Transportation
  • Getting Around: Driving
  • Shopping
  • Shopping for Clothing and Accessories
  • Pampering Yourself: Visiting Beauty Shops and Spas
  • Dining Out
  • Nightlife
  • Police
  • Learning the Local Language
  • Writing Home
  • Holidays and Special Events
  • In Case of Emergency
  • The Business Traveler
  • Government Agencies and Officials
  • The Local Media
  • So You're Planning to Live Overseas
  • Shopping for Essentials
  • Traveling with Children
  • Travel Etiquette