As They Say in Zanzibar: Proverbial Wisdom from around the World

Author(s): David Crystal


Proverbs are fascinating in what they tell us about a culture's view of everyday life: whether it be the importance of animals or the significance of the weather, proverbial wisdom is a key factor in understanding different peoples and cultures. Here David Crystal, the world's leading commentator on language, takes us on a global tour of the world's proverbs. Whether you are in Andorra, China or Tierra del Fuego, there is a nugget of local wisdom to inform and entertain.Some proverbs to entertain:

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780007240982
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Collins
  • : 1.04326
  • : September 2006
  • : 2 Inches X 6.19 Inches X 9.38 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Crystal
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 720