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An American looks at Britain

by Critchfield, Richard.

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibligraphical references (p. [466]-480) and index.

      StatementRichard Critchfield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA589.4 .C75 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 496 p. ;
      Number of Pages496
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1851444M
      ISBN 100385244568
      LC Control Number90002997

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        When an American, Bill Bryson, wrote Notes from A Small Island in the s, which is sort of a reverse To America With Love, it became a best-seller in Britain. Gill’s book will likely pass. Reading an American book where a guy slapped a girl on her ‘fanny’ confused the hell out of me when I first heard it, what did he do, scoop and slap or something!:/ MattN Definitely the use of “British accent” to mean “middle class London accent.” There are other countries in Britain, and even significantly different accents.

        American woman reveals the 23 reasons why British people are BETTER than her countrymen to cancel summer breaks to book for places you could visit in Britain instead that LOOK .   As in looks? Well yes and no. All the countries are very diverse, so there is a definite chance you will meet all kinds of people with different looks in one city. But sometimes I do think that there is a British look. Some Americans have it and there is that American look in Britain .


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