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Bedders, Bulldogs and Bedells

Bedders, Bulldogs and Bedells
A Cambridge Glossary

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  • Date Published: January 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521479783

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  • This is a new edition of Frank Stubbings' Bedders, Bulldogs and Bedells: A Cambridge ABC, first published by the author in 1991. It has now been revised, enlarged by a number of new entries, and adorned with a selection of illustrations. Like the first edition, the book aims to explain lucidly and readably the many special words and usages current in the Cambridge academic milieu. What are bedders, bulldogs, bedells? What is a tripos? What is a gyp-room? What (in the past) was a ten-year man? What was the Wooden Spoon? Puzzled visitors, freshmen, even dons, may find here first aid and refreshment.

    • The indispensable guide to the many curious words and phrases, unique to the Cambridge academic community
    • A revised, expanded and illustrated version of the author's 1991 edition
    • An unusual souvenir for tourists and students
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    • Date Published: January 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521479783
    • length: 140 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 8 mm
    • weight: 0.19kg
    • contains: 15 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface to the second edition
    List of illustrations
    Glossary A-Z.

  • Author

    Frank Stubbings, University of Cambridge

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