World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions
An excellent resource for those who encounter foreign words and expressions which occur in English. Contains abbreviations, single words, and phrases from over 20 languages. Features identification of the language of the original and a polished translation for each expression; a literal word-by-word explication of each entry; models for proper usage through quotations from recent scholarship or journalism; easy-to-follow format. By G.G. Adeleye and K. Acquah-Dadzie; edited by T.J. Sienkewicz and J.T. McDonough, Jr. Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. Paperback. 411 pages.