By Marv Rubinstein
A compendium of yankee proverbs, expressions, slang, colloquialisms; British-US thesaurus; abbreviations and acronyms and different a number of odds and ends. general through non-native audio system and translators.
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English language--United States--Translating--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 4. Americanisms--Handbooks, manuals, etc. I. Title: Twenty-first century American English compendium. II. Title: American English compendium. III. Title. 1—dc22 2006004296 PREFACE I certainly wish this book had been available when I first arrived in the United States from Japan. It would have saved me countless hours of browsing through numerous dictionaries and other source material. It would have accelerated my understanding of American culture, as expressed in its language.
The list is indeed endless, and the trend to absorb and adapt foreign words continues apace. In addition to foreign words absorbed into and becoming part of the American language, there are thousands of foreign words and expressions in their original forms which are frequently used in English sentences for emphasis or to express a thought or feeling more aptly phrased in the language of origin. Such words often appear in italics in American texts. Though words or phrases come from many languages, there are seven languages which contribute well over ninety percent of those frequently encountered: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, and Yiddish.
Kosher, shamus, and shmear from Yiddish. Typhoon from China. Kamikaze, bonsai, and Geisha from Japan. g. guru, sahib, brahmin, and rajah. Cigar from the Mayan language. Orangutan from the Malay language. Aloha and hula from Hawaiian. Not to mention a vast international vocabulary of food terms found in many restaurant menus of America’s major cities and on television cooking programs: Biali, enchilada, taco, paella, fritata, farfel, matzo ball, sauerbraten, curry, sushi, tempura, vichyssoise, Vienna schnitzel, strudel, Sachertorte, flan, crème caramel.