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3 edition of English as she is spoke. found in the catalog.

English as she is spoke.

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Published by Appleton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Idioms.,
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe parchment paper series -- no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17960587M

    As far as I know, "English As She Is Spoke" was chosen as a title by the English publisher, not the original Portuguese one. It's a play on the book's nature, full of mistakes; the correct English sentence would be "English As It Is Spoken". — Preceding unsigned comment added by , 2 October (UTC). Read "English As She Is Spoke" by Jose de Fonseca & Carolino available from Rakuten Kobo. In , when Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino wrote an English phrasebook for 2/5.

      The book, which is called The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English was recently reprinted as English as She is Spoke. Including the famous expression, The dog than bark no bite. The interesting thing is that the inventor did not actually have a dictionary that translated Portuguese to English.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the English As She Is Spoke by Jose de Fonseca & Carolino at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be :

    English as She is Spoke. This book was intended as a Portuguese-English conversational guide or phrase book, but is regarded as a classic source of unintentional humour, as the given English translations are generally completely incoherent.   English as She Is Spoke: The Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English View larger image. By: Mark Twain and Pedro Carolino. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with Pages:


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If you like languages, words, or just hilariously misguided (but genuine) how-to books, English As She Is Spoke is for you. I got my first copy in college, and would keep my roommate up as I giggled in the lower bunk at the ridiculous sample sentences and structures the book Cited by: 7. English as She Is Spoke: Being a Comprehensive Phrasebook of the English Language, Written by Men to Whom English was Entirely Unknown (Collins Library) [da Fonseca, José, Carolino, Pedro, Collins, Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

English as She Is Spoke: Being a Comprehensive Phrasebook of the English Language, Written by Men to Whom English /5(41).

This book was destined for disaster before pen was put to paper. Using a Portugese-French phrasebook and a French-English dictionary is not how you make a book that works the way it's supposed to. Thankfully, it ended up working absolutely amazingly in a way nobody ever intended. English as She Is Spoke: Or, a Jest in Sober Earnest [Extr /5(3).

“ E XCRUCIATINGLY FUNNY,” says The World, is “English as she is English as she is spoke. book, or a Jest in Sober thought.” “ E VERY one who loves a laugh,” says Fun, “should either buy, beg, borrow, or—we had almost said steal—this book; for in sober earnest we aver that it is not given to every one to ‘jest so.’”.

Buy English As She Is Spoke: or A Jest in Sober Earnest Facsimile edition by Carolino, Pedro (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(27). In the first part of the book Carolino introduces the key English vocab and phrases, such as "You come too rare", "He was the word for to laugh", and "I am catched cold in the brain".

In the second part, Familiar Dialogues, he features conversations to help the student-reader put a native English. Buy English As She Is Spoke: Or, a Jest in Sober Earnest by Da Fonseca, José, Carolino, Pedro (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   English as She Is Spoke is a charming book created by a gentleman who only wanted to help teach the English language to his peers, but instead created a literary disaster that became a.

English as She Is Spoke: Or, a Jest in Sober Earnest Paperback – Octo by Carolino Pedro (Author) out of 5 stars 41 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" —/5(41).

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Finished. English as she is spoke. English as she is spoke. The phrase English as she is spoke designates broken English, i.e., English spoken falteringly and with many mistakes, as by a foreigner.

This phrase refers to English As She is Spoke: or A Jest in Sober Earnest (London: Field & Tuer, ), the title given to a book intended as a Portuguese-English conversational guide. The publication of this book was announced in February ; for.

English as She is Spoke book. Read 74 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inwhen Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino wrote an E /5. This is one of my very favorite books of all time.

Carolino and Fonesca wrote this to cure the phrase book gap in the s. It seems that there was no Portuguese-English phrase book available at the time and they decided to take on the task of writing one despite the fact that neither spoke English/5(16).

— Mark Twain on English As She Is Spoke. We’re pleased to announce that English As She Is Spoke has arrived at the McSweeney’s store in Brooklyn, and will be made available through the McSweeney’s online store.

It is the first volume in The Collins Library, a series by McSweeney’s Books of unusual out-of-print literary works. English as She Is Spoke is the only published work by Pedro Carolino, and it is confidently presumed that he did not actually speak English.

He appears to have attempted to enhance the appeal of his book by appending the name of famous language scholar José da : Dover Publications.

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This book was intended as a Portuguese-English conversational guide or phrase book, but is regarded as a classic source Brand: Dancing Unicorn Books. English as She Is Spoke | Originally conceived as a Portuguese-English phrase book, this literary curiosity was written by an author who, remarkably, spoke no English.

With the help of a pair of dictionaries, Pedro Carolino translated a series of expressions from his native Portuguese into French and from French into : Dover Publications. English as She Is Spoke: Being a Comprehensive Phrasebook of the English Language, Written by Men to Whom English was Entirely Unknown (Collins Library) by Jose da Fonseca, Pedro Carolino and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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Learn : Pedro Carolino. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. English as she is spoke; or, a jest in sober earnest by Carolino and Fonseca - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.English as She is Spoke (O Novo Guia da Conversação em Portuguez e Inglez) By Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino.

In a little book was published in Paris to little notice -- a Portuguese/English phrase book. It was nearly thirty years before it was discovered to contain a rich deposit of pure hilarity.