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The New Uxbridge English Dictionary

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Published by HarperCollinsPublishers in London, England .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24735466M
ISBN 10978-0-00-726393-6

ISIHAC Uxbridge English Dictionary. Backstage footage from an ISIHAC recording in Buxton, from Humphrey Lyttelton opens the show with some new definitions of familiar words, featuring Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Harry Hill.   With The Uxbridge English Dictionary the stars of BBC Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue had the nation in stitches. But times move on, words change and their meanings with them. Comedy's most outrageous dictionary is back with a hilarious new collection of definitions for all those English words that don't mean anything like they :

The complete, unabridged, unreserved collection from the very best round of BBC Radio 4's 'I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue' - 'The Uxbridge English Dictionary'. Contains words soon to be used in a major motion picture. Do words fail you? Never again, once you've become the proud owner of The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary. Every word has a meaning, but over the years those meanings change. Dip into these helpfully illustrated pages and you'll find many of the words you use every day without ever realising that their up-to-date definition is something entirely .

Never again, once you've become the proud owner of The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary. Every word has a meaning, but over the years those meanings change. Dip into these helpfully illustrated pages and you'll find many of the words you use every day without ever realising that their up-to-date definition is something entirely different.   A daffynition is a playful reinterpretation of an existing word which is usually a pun. Learn about some examples here. Daffynitions are collected in The New Uxbridge English Dictionary by Jon Naismith (HarperCollins, ). (which are then collected in the Uxbridge English Dictionary) Author: Richard Nordquist.


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The New Uxbridge is totally hilarious, full of inventive uses of the English language, don't read while traveling on public transport as you will find yourself LOLing and being stared at. One of the many great things about this book is that you can re-read it again and again and still find yourself convulsed with laughter/5(3).

Welcome to the online edition of the Uxbridge English Dictionary. The purpose of which is to help clear up all. those hazy definitions of words in the English language which simply don't sound like what they ought to mean. get back from the pub. will of course be rejected.

Unless of course the are sufficiently funny and different. Like the previous book (The Uxbridge English Dictionary), this is a must for any devotee of "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue".

Some of the definitions had me laughing until I cried. There are a few definitions in here that appear in the first book but a lot more new ones/5. Buy The New Uxbridge English Dictionary 18th ed.

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All these humorous definitions are taken from the BBC radio show, "Sorry I Haven't a Clue", and this and the follow-up The New Uxbridge English Dictionary are great and absolutely worth the price/5(29).

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The New Uxbridge English Dictionary available for download and read online in other formats. In the latter, any version of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue itself is, of course, guaranteed to produce a round of applause.

Uxbridge English Dictionary (formerly New Definitions) The game has recently been renamed Uxbridge English Dictionary to tie in with a book of that title collecting the definitions made in the round.

With The Uxbridge English Dictionary the stars of BBC Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue had the nation in stitches. But times move on, words change and their meanings with them. Comedy's most outrageous dictionary is back with a hilarious new collection of definitions for all those English words that don't mean anything like they should/5().

The Uxbridge English Dictionary is just one of the rounds which may A comprehensive list of definitions of some of the words in the English language, some of which are particularly UK centric, but then these are definitions from the British radio programme "I am Sorry I /5.

Never again, once you've become the proud owner of The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary. Every word has a meaning, but over the years those meanings change. Dip into these helpfully illustrated pages and you'll find many of the words you use every day without ever realising that their up-to-date definition is something entirely different.5/5(3).

So here’s a brief sample of the finest lexicography work to come out of the BBC Radio 4 comedy show I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, namely the Uxbridge English Dictionary. The premise is simple: pick a word and offer an alterative, punning definition for it, based on the syllables within.

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But times move on, words change and their meanings with them. Comedy's most outrageous dictionary is back with a hilarious new collection of definitions for all those English Author: Jon Naismith.

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The New Uxbridge English Dictionary. by Jon Naismith, Tim Brooke-Taylor, et al. | May 19 out of 5 stars One of my favourite rounds has always been the teams reading out their entries from the UXBRIDGE ENGLISH DICTIONARY, where new meanings are given to existing words.

In some enterprising spark at Random Penguin finally brought out a collected edition, edited by Graeme Garden (a regular panellist) and Jon Naismith, who has been the producer.

Under the name Uxbridge English Dictionary making up daffynitions is a popular game on the BBC Radio 4 comedy quiz show I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Examples. apéritif: A set of dentures. (a-pair-of-teeth) avoidable: What a bullfighter tries to do. (avoid-a-bull) buccaneer: too much to pay for corn ([a]-buck-an-ear) countryside: to kill Piers.

With nearly new definitions, this side-splitting resource pushes the boundaries of the English language to riotous new limits. Humor by Graeme Garden The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue by Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Jon Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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