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Description - Afterliff by John Lloyd

Agharoo n. - A larger-than-life sneeze in a Bollywood comedy, used as the basis for a dance routine. Toames pl.n. - The first furtive touching of toes in bed after a severe row with your partner. Ruswarp v. - To deliberately write a word unclearly when you don't know how to spell it. Loudwater n. - A child's strongly held opinion, copied word for word from its parents. Inverness n. - The loneliness of garden chairs in winter. John Lloyd and Jon Canter have written and sourced hundreds of new definitions which are now brought together for the first time in Afterliff. Always funny, often profound and entirely unique, this is the essential book for anyone who finds there aren't enough words to describe what happens in everyday life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571301690
ISBN-10: 057130169X
Format: Hardback
(184mm x 119mm x 21mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Lloyd

John Lloyd has a broadcasting background. As a radio producer he devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born before moving to television to start Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, Blackadder and, of course, QI. Jon Canter is a novelist and scriptwriter who has written for Lenny Henry, Rowan Atkinson, Richard Wilson and Dawn French, among others. His novels Seeds of Greatness, A Short Gentleman and Worth are published by Vintage.

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