John Lloyd,Jon Canter: Afterliff



A liff is a familiar object or experience that English has no word for. Afterliff, its long-awaited sequel, corrects this disgraceful oversight by recycling the names found on signposts. This brilliant successor to Douglas Adams' and John Lloyd's 1983 classic The Meaning of Liff features over 900 essential new definitions, including: Anglesey (n.) Hypothetical object at which a lazy eye is looking. Badlesmeare (n.) One who dishonestly ticks the 'I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions box. Caterham (n.) - An overwhelming desire to use the Pope's hat as an oven glove. Clavering (n.) - Pretending to text when alone and feeling vulnerable in public. Eworthy Of a person: worth emailing but not worth phoning or meeting. Kanumbra (n.) - The sense that someone is standing behind you. Ljubljana interj. What people say to the dentist on the way out. Loughborough (n.) - The false gusto with which children eat vegetables in adverts. Sorrento. The thing that goes round and round as a YouTube video loads. Uralla (n.) - A towel used as a bathmat. In 1983, John Lloyd and Douglas Adams authored The Meaning of Liff, a bestselling humour classic which went on to sell hundreds of thousands of copies. John Lloyd's other books include 1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways and The Book of General Ignorance.

* Spinning out from the tragic death of Damian Wayne in the pages of Batman Incorporated, the Dark Knight attempts to cope with the death of not only his partner, Robin, the Boy Wonder, but also his son. Will he be able to deal with his grief on his own, or will he turn to his allies to try and help him through the pain? * Collects Batman and Robin #18-23. Exploring ethnic Tibet independently is a challenge. With the 'land of snows' having some of the wildest and roughest road routes in high Asia, motoring, mountain-biking and trekking options are all given due attention in this new edition. High quality, numerous maps set this guide apart from other guides on Tibet and the trekking section has been expanded to include more on the main treks, including Everest Base Camp, Genden Afterliff free download pdf to Samye, Namtso trek and Kailiash region treks. Particular attention has been paid to the Amdo and Kham regions, not usually covered in guidebooks. Political and cultural issues make Tibet a sensitive destination for Westerners, so Michael Buckley's authoritative advice includes guidelines on cultural etiquette, local customs, and travelling with minimum impact on the culture and environment. The chapter on language includes a section covering Tibetan script.

Author: John Lloyd,Jon Canter
Number of Pages: 224 pages
Published Date: 15 Aug 2013
Publisher: FABER & FABER
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9780571301690
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