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Point It isn't a regular language dictionary; it's a picture dictionary. The idea is that whether you are hungry for baked beans or simply want to check out some performance art, all you need to do is point it out in the book and the friendly locals will show you on your way.
Point It makes a great gift for someone traveling abroad. They might laugh at first but they'll be glad to have it when they find themselves needing pantyhose, cigarettes, and/or snow chains.
Re-edited from a post originally published 08.16.07. JB