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The grockles" guide

Jeremy Warburg

The grockles" guide

an illustrated miscellany of words and phrases of interest and use to "voreigners" in Somerset

by Jeremy Warburg

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Published by Thorn Press in Godney, Wells, Somerset .
Written in English

  • Somerset (England),
  • England,
  • Somerset
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Dialects -- England -- Somerset -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
    • Somerset (England) -- Languages -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 64.

      StatementJeremy Warburg & Tessa Lorant.
      ContributionsLorant, Tessa.
      LC ClassificationsPE2032 .W37 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2777313M
      ISBN 100906374235
      LC Control Number86140397

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