Subtitle: A Handbook for Hotheads, Windbags and Demagogues Author: Bryan Rostron Publisher: Jonathan Ball (2011) ISBN-10: 1868424731 ISBN-13: 9781868424733 Condition: Very Good Binding: Softcover Pages: 140 Dimensions: 20.9 x 14.8 x 1 cm
Weight: 0.3 kg
Ever wondered what waffle like 'accountability', 'site of contestation' or 'The National Democratic Revolution' really means? Here, in an irreverent nutshell, is your answer. The Ranter's Guide to South Africa pinpoints and defines some of the most overused and abused words, acronyms, piffle and jargon that noisily bamboozle our daily life. It is a satirical dictionary for our times, encompassing politics, business, culture, sport, history and that relentless, buzzing swarm of cliche´s that assault us every day. At last, comic relief is at hand in this indispensable A-Z digest.