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- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 6.99
Features hundreds of ridiculous examples of the misadventures in English discovered all over the world - from hotel signs to baffling advertisements, such as the German beauty product offering a 'Cream shower for pretentious skin' or the Japanese bar that boasts 'Special cocktails for ladies with nuts'. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 213.00
This collection of papers on the Brythonic languages of the Celtic group is divided into four parts: Welsh linguistics, Breton and Cornish linguistics, literary linguistics, and historical linguistics. This has resulted in a book providing a thorough and comprehensive coverage of this branch of Celtic studies prepared by leading scholars in the field.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
While Celtic languages are nominally VSO in basic word order, the languages of the Brythonic branch have exhibited striking synchronic and historical variations from the prototype. This volume comprises the very latest research in word order in Welsh, reton and Cornish from nine of the leading scholars in the field. The studies deal with historical,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This study examines the current situation of the Celtic languages in Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It demonstrates how, over a significant period of time, they shifted under pressure from the domination of English from monolingualism to bilingualism. more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Tales of fairies at the bottom of the garden are usually dismissed as fantasy, but many ordinary people claim to have encountered them. Fairy lore has a long history, deeply ingrained in the folk memory of many different peoples and cultures. Janet Bord's fascinating investigation of this unexplored aspect of the supernatural reveals where you might... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.99
Menna Elfyn's latest collection in Welsh and English is full of murmurings, such as the need 'to walk the earth as if there's a baby sleeping next door'. Murmur is a poetry of meditation, from the reverberations of dead poets to murmurs of the heart which force the poet to dwell on the irregular beat of the poet's lot. Distant sounds too are heard... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 129.95
This book brings together seemingly unrelated Eastern and Western languages and finds common Celtic roots and reference points within them. more...