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Going Going Gone By Ian McCall
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In turn amusing and serious, this book looks backwards to things and ways of thinking and doing that are interesting in themselves but also illuminate the present. There is too a recurring element... More > of present day use or abuse of the English language that will strike a chord with many. A glossary is provided to explain Scots words and expressions which enrich the text. A unique feature is the invitation to readers to contribute ideas for another similar publication.< Less
Going Going Gone Again By Ian McCall
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As in the earlier publication, 'Going, Going, Gone Again' is once more amusing and serious, and looks backwards to things and ways of thinking and doing that are interesting in themselves but also... More > inform the present. There is too a recurring element of present day use or abuse of the English language that will strike a chord with many. A glossary is provided to explain Scots words and expressions which enrich the text.< Less
All Youse That Want Pies and Other Pieces By Ian McCall
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Recounts the writer's international experiences, often connecting them to issues and events that touch on us all. The chapters are organised in themes - early identity, West Africa as a colonial... More > servant concerned with produce like cocoa, palm oil, rubber and groundnuts for export - travels as an international businessman servicing the sugar industry - language and communication from the shredding of the English language by its American version, the disappearance of Scots in spoken interactions to problems in cross-cultural situations. Links these to an eclectic collection of studies from the idea of luck, the body beautiful and hospitality to boozing, pidgin English and survival on the roads. The chapters are self contained within the themes which makes the book one that can easily be dipped into from time to time.< Less
Sweet Pass Kerosene By Ian McCall
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This memoir positions the writer's responsibilities for produce for export by the Nigerian Marketing Boards in its historical context. His work took in experiences, places and events that breathed... More > life into history. He illustrates the social scene and the rituals symbolising attitudes and values of the locals and expatriates alike in a series of fascinating vignettes and performs a similar function in relation to his work. An Interesting, amusing and insightful book.< Less
All Youse That Want Pies and Other Pieces By Ian McCall
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Recounts the writer's international experiences, often connecting them to issues and events that touch on us all. The chapters are organised in themes - early identity, West Africa as a colonial... More > servant concerned with produce like cocoa, palm oil, rubber and groundnuts for export - travels as an international businessman servicing the sugar industry - language and communication from the shredding of the English language by its American version, the disappearance of Scots in spoken interactions to problems in cross-cultural situations. Links these to an eclectic collection of studies from the idea of luck, the body beautiful and hospitality to boozing, pidgin English and survival on the roads. The chapters are self contained within the themes which makes the book one that can easily be dipped into from time to time.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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