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Author Fox, Kate.

Title Watching the English : the hidden rules of English behavior / by Kate Fox.

Edition Revised and updated.
Publication Info. Clerkenwell ; Boston, MA : Nicholas Brealey, [2014]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  390.0941 FOX    AVAILABLE
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Description 583 pages ; 20 cm
Note Published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton, a division of Hodder Headline.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Anthropology at home -- Conversation codes -- The weather -- Grooming-talk -- Humour rules -- Linguistic class codes -- Emerging talk-rules: -- The mobile phone -- Pub-talk -- Behaviour codes -- Home rules -- Rules of the road -- Work to rule -- Rules of play -- Dress codes -- Food rules -- Rules of sex -- Rites of passage -- Conclusion: defining Englishness.
Subject National characteristics, English.
England -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781857886160 (pbk.)
185788616X (pbk.)
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