Excerpt from page one -You may be fluent in many languages but sometimes you could find yourself -off the beaten track- where you cannot speak the language. -Point it- , is the answer with 1300 items to point at, is the answer. Everyone in the world will understand you. This passport-sized assistant is used not only by tourists but also by UN peacekeeping forces, Olympic athletes and speech therapists. The book is the result of the author's extensive travels.