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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
 
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers—those who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 69562
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of ... (Read More)
 
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Numberland: The World in Numbers
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430605.  Daedalus Item Code: 52437
 
Compulsively readable and a veritable bottomless well of trivial facts and conversation starters, this book by Mitchell Symons—one of the writers of the first British editions of the game Trivial ... (Read More)
 
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Other Wordly: Words Both Strange and Lovely from Around the World
Yee-Lum Mak. Kelsey Garrity-Riley, illus.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781452125343.  Daedalus Item Code: 69513
 
Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor in this little book, from tartle, a Scottish term for hesitating while introducing or meeting someone because you have forgotten his name, to ... (Read More)
 
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The Outdoor Handy Book: For Playground, Field, and Forest
Daniel Carter Beard.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602392687.  Daedalus Item Code: 52149
 
There was a time when any self-respecting boy (and his father) knew his way around a small boat; how to give a wooden top just the right spin; how to make and walk on stilts; and the rules for at ... (Read More)
 
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Philip's Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and Northern Europe: An Identification Guide to More than 400 Species of Mushrooms and Toadstools
Geoffrey Kibby.
Publisher: Philip's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780540089369.  Daedalus Item Code: 40739
 
Beautifully, and more important, accurately illustrated with hundreds of color drawings, this book is a rapid identification guide to more than 400 of the larger fungi of Britain and Northern ... (Read More)
 
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The Sexual Life of English: Languages of Caste and Desire in Colonial India
Shefali Chandra.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822352273.  Daedalus Item Code: 51279
 
Examining the process through which English became an Indian language, Shefali Chandra rejects the idea that English was fully formed prior to its life in India, or that it was imposed from without. ... (Read More)
 
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The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195375657.  Daedalus Item Code: 60962
 
Dutch linguist Jeroen van Craenenbroeck here investigates a number of elliptical constructions found in Dutch dialects, placing them within the framework of the Minimalist Program devised by Noam ... (Read More)
 
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Webster's New World Compact School and Office Dictionary: Fourth Edition
Michael Agnes & Andrew N. Sparks, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764563386.  Daedalus Item Code: 62628
 
Encompassing more than 60,000 definitions and including here more scientific and professional terms, this edition of the venerable dictionary is perfectly suited for home, school, or the workplace. ... (Read More)
 
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Word Check
Editors of American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780618846931.  Daedalus Item Code: 63847
 
This compact reference—just 4 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches—is a rich resource for quickly finding the ideal synonym. More than 3,000 synonyms appear in paragraphs that not only list similar words, they also ... (Read More)
 
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