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TitleEnglish as she is wrote : showing curious ways in which the English language may be made to convey ideas or obscure them
Author / Responsible partyAnonymous
TopicsSociology. American wit and humor English language -- Idioms Writing & Linguistics Language learning
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


A collection of unintentionally humorous uses of the English language. A companion to "English As She Is Spoke", which was intended as a Portuguese–English conversational guide or phrase book, but is regarded as a classic source of unintentional humour, as the given English translations are generally completely incoherent.

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System control numberE14254
Original Print PublisherNew York : D. Appleton & Company, 1883
Narrator NameTriciaG.
Participant or performer noteTriciaG.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator