Nuances of English in India
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Nuances of English in India what the butler really said by Priya Hosali

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Published by Centre for Communication Studies, Indus Education Foundation in Pune .
Written in English



  • India.,
  • India


  • English language -- India,
  • English language -- Social aspects -- India,
  • English language -- Variation -- India,
  • Languages in contact -- India,
  • Domestics -- India -- Language,
  • Butlers -- India -- Language

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-110).

StatementPriya Hosali.
LC ClassificationsPE3502.I6 H67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL503037M
LC Control Number98900037

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