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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Word Play
Gyles Brandreth

Classification : Sports & Leisure
Pub Date : Aug 25, 2016
Imprint : Coronet
Page Extent : 368
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781473620292
Price : 799

About the book

'No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor but honest.'
Only words can do that. Words are magic. Words are fun.

Join Gyles Brandreth - wit and word-meister, Just A Minute regular, One Show reporter, denizen of Countdown's Dictionary Corner, founder of the National Scrabble Championships, patron of The Queen's English Society, QI, Room 101, Have I Got News For You and Pointless survivor - on an uproarious and unexpected magic carpet ride around the awesome world of words and wordplay.

Puns, palindromes, pangrams, Malaprops, euphemisms, mnemonics, acronyms, anagrams, alphabeticals, Tweets, verbiage, verbarrhea - if you can name it, you should find it here, along with the longest, shortest, wittiest, wildest, oldest, latest, oddest, most interesting and most memorable words in the English language - the richest, most remarkable language ever known.


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Will amuse children aged five to fifty and beyond.
     
Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth is a word fanatic. Founder of the National Scrabble Championships and President of the Association of British Scrabble Players, Gyles has appeared on every word-based radio and TV g...(+)

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