Let's parler Franglais!

Canelo
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A true comic genius’ Ian Hislop

Ridiculously funny’ Joanna Lumley

Bonjour toutes les personnes! Welcome to the wonderful world of Franglais.

The trouble with French is that there are far too few English words in it. Miles Kington – the critic, columnist, and creator of Franglais – puts that right. His magnificent new language can be understood by almost anyone who failed GCSE French. If you passed GCSE French it could be tricky, but do try anyway.

So achetez! Lisez! Et enjoy! Merci beaucoup.

What a truly gifted, consistently funny writer Maureen Lipman

Utterly charming and extremely funnyIndependent

Miles Kington was one of Britain’s most renowned and best loved journalists. Born in County Down, he grew up in Wales and was educated in Scotland, which was all a big mistake as he was actually English. A presenter, playwright, polymath and wit, he wrote columns for The Times, the Independent, Punch and The Oldie. His other acclaimed titles include Someone Like Me, How Shall I Tell the Dog? and The Franglais Lieutenant’s Woman.

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Born in County Down, Miles Kington was one of Britain's most renowned and best loved journalists. He grew up in Wales and was educated in Scotland, which was all a big mistake as he was actually English. He wrote for newspapers including Punch, The Times, The Independent and The Oldie, presented for the BBC and was author of the Franglais books amongst many others.

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Publisher
Canelo
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Published on
Dec 7, 2015
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Pages
250
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ISBN
9781910859100
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Language
English
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Genres
Humor / Form / Anecdotes & Quotations
Humor / General
Literary Collections / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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