The Godzone Dictionary PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Godzone Dictionary free pdf The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so distinctive and individual, from Aotearoa and Avondale spiders to Zambuck and Zespri. Slang words and expressions feature heavily, while one of the unique features of this book is the large number of Maori words that have become part of our common language in recent years. The listing also includes the popular names of our sports teams (so often confused!) and an appendix of common New Zealand acronyms. From Rotovegas to the Naki, Pig Islanders everywhere - not to mention tourists - will find Godzone explained as never before. Never stuffy or academic, Max Cryer brings his expert knowledge and sly wit to a book that is sure to be a reference for many years to come. Sweet as!

About Max Cryer

Max Cryer is a language expert with many years' experience of researching and writing on the subject. A well-known broadcaster and entertainer, he hosts a weekly radio slot on quirks of the English language. In a long career, he has been a schoolteacher, a compere and television host, as well as a performer on the opera stage in London and in cabaret in Las Vegas and Hollywood.

Details Book

Author : Max Cryer
Publisher : Exisle Publishing (New Zealand)
Data Published : 01 June 2006
ISBN : 1775590267
EAN : 9781775590262
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Godzone Dictionary



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Politically Incorrect Book of Kiwi Slang free pdfThe Politically Incorrect Book of Kiwi Slang

    Slang. the dictionary says. is the informal usage of speech and writing peculiar to a particular group or country. New Zealand. like any other country. has its own slang. much of it originating from New Zealand's unique rural and Maori heritage..


  • The Reed Pocket Dictionary of Modern Maori free pdfThe Reed Pocket Dictionary of Modern Maori

    This Pocket Dictionary is Designed to Give Enough Words and Phrases for the Novice to Enjoy their First Contact with the Maori Language More than 20.000 Entries. Most Frequently used Words. Up-To-Date Vocabulary


  • Webster's New World Concise Spanish Dictionary free pdfWebster's New World Concise Spanish Dictionary

    Extensive coverage of the most frequently used words. including Internet terminology. slang. and idiomatic phrases Thousands of sample phrases that show the various meanings of words Special features such as pronunciation guides..


  • The Maori Picture Dictionary free pdfThe Maori Picture Dictionary

    This comprehensive Maori Picture Dictionary contains illustrations for over 1300 of the most common words used. Words that need further explanation are contained in both English and Maori sentences..


  • The Raupo Concise Maori Dictionary free pdfThe Raupo Concise Maori Dictionary

    The Raupo Concise Maori Dictionary is an invaluable reference work. providing an essential list of words and their equivalents in Maori and English. First published in 1948..


  • The Godzone Dictionary free pdfThe Godzone Dictionary

    . The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so distinctive and individual, from Aotearoa and Avondale spiders to Zambuck