This language book takes you beyond jargon to the real way that professionals in various jobs talk to each other--and it's often quite amusing. With this word book you'll truly be in the know because you'll speak like a pro.
Uncover The Words That Only A Pro Would Know
"Give me an all-day on the burgers,"
commands the chef. "Who's your nose?"
demands the perfume maker. "Time to torch it,"
advises the pharmacist. In almost every line of work a private vocabulary, crisp and colorful, comes into play.
Spoken Like a Pro
takes you behind the linguistic curtain to reveal the hidden words of 15 different professions, from cookie baker and microbiologist to printer and waste manager. Now you'll know what it means when the retailer admits it dogged
, the musician sheds the part
, the chef eighty-sixes
the fillets and the magician inadvertently flashes
Enjoy this lighthearted crash course in how to summon the language of those in the know. Charmingly illustrated 140-page softcover, 5 1/4 x 7 1/4.
"A treat for word addicts like me." — Robert MacNeil, co-author of The Story of English
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