Do You Wear Suspenders?: The Wordy Tales of Eh Poh Nim by Lydia Teh

Do You Wear Suspenders?: The Wordy Tales of Eh Poh Nim

byLydia Teh

Kobo ebook | August 29, 2013

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DO YOU WEAR SUSPENDERS? THE WORDY TALES OF EH POH NIM is a collection of anecdotes about the everyday life of Eh Poh Nim, a loquacious woman who launches into explanations of words and phrases at the drop of a hat.

Anyone with even a passing interest in the English language will find this book appealing and amusing. Phrases like “bake a tit”, “pie in the sky”, “bananas and fruitcakes”, “Mrs. Malaprop’s nipples” and “satay mushrooms” may sound deliciously naughty or vulgar, but none of them are what they seem.

Eh Poh Nim, a punctilious wordsmith, enlightens readers on idioms, hyperboles, metaphors and other figures of speech with delightful humour and an insight into the Malaysian way of life and its complexities and peculiarities

About the author

LYDIA TEH has no Master’s degree in English, but she is a master at spinning yarns to make learning English fun. You can read her jottings on her weblog atlydiateh.wordpress.com or email her attehlydia@yahoo.com. She welcomes comments and feedback. She is the author of Honk! If You’re Malaysianand Life’s Like That: Scenes from Malaysian Life.

Title:Do You Wear Suspenders?: The Wordy Tales of Eh Poh NimFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 29, 2013Publisher:MPH Group Publishing Sdn BhdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9675997893

ISBN - 13:9789675997891

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