Watching the English : the hidden rules of English behavior
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Boston : Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2014.
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
390.0941 2014 2nd ed.

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Book
Edition
Revised and updated / Second edition.
Physical Desc
583 pages ; 20 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781857886160, 185788616X

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General Note
Published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton, a division of Hodder Headline.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-570) and index.
Description
Kate Fox, the social anthropologist who put the quirks and hidden conditions of the English under a microscope, is back with more biting insights about the nature of Englishness. This updated and revised edition of Watching the English features a new foreword and fresh chapters on the unwritten rules and foibles of "squaddies," bikers, horse-riders, and more. Fox revisits a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and bizarre codes of behavior. She demystifies the peculiar cultural rules that baffle us: the rules of weather-speak, the ironic-gnome rule, the reflex apology rule, the paranoid-pantomime rule, class anxiety tests, the money-talk taboo, and many more. An international bestseller, Watching the English is both an incisive and hilarious look at the English and their society.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Fox, K. (2014). Watching the English: the hidden rules of English behavior (Revised and updated / Second edition.). Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fox, Kate. 2014. Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behavior. Boston: Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fox, Kate. Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behavior Boston: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fox, Kate. Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behavior Revised and updated / Second edition., Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2014.

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