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Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music: Fifth Edition
Michael Kennedy & Joyce Bourne.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199203833.  Daedalus Item Code: 50931
Derived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is a rich mine of information for music lovers. This fifth edition contains more than 200 new entries, including information on some ... (Read More)
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Oxford Treasury of Sayings & Quotations: Fourth Edition
Susan Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199609123.  Daedalus Item Code: 50949
From Thomas Jefferson's memorable "fire bell in the night," to the Russian proverb "Do not call a wolf to help you against the dogs," and the English saying "Don't sell the skin till you have caught ... (Read More)
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The Papyrus of Nebseni: Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum, Vol. III
Gunther Lapp.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119564.  Daedalus Item Code: 34276
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum preserves one of the most extensive collections outside Egypt of funerary papyri, among which the greatest number bear texts from the ... (Read More)
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Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs & Other Flora
Lytton John Musselman & David A. Knepper.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781421404981.  Daedalus Item Code: 53033
Buttonbush, Hercules' club, panic grass, tearthumb, beach spurge, sea rocket, ladies' tresses—these are a few of the wild plants presented in this guide to plants of the Chesapeake Bay. More than 100 ... (Read More)
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Random House Webster's Pocket Rhyming Dictionary: Over 30,000 Words: The Essential Resource for Writers, Poets, and Songwriters (Second Edtion)

Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375705144.  Daedalus Item Code: 52219
This intriguing, pocketable little dictionary is, as it purports to be, a listing of more than 30,000 words organized alphabetically into one-syllable and two-syllable rhymes, from simple endings ... (Read More)
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Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia
Richard Lederer. Barry Blitt, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781423602118.  Daedalus Item Code: 40004
What fictional detective survived an attempted murder by his creator? Which American poet read one of his poems at John F. Kennedy's inauguration? By what name does the world better know Southern ... (Read More)
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Scapegoats, Shambles & Shibboleths: The Queen's English from the King James Bible
Martin Manser.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780340979792.  Daedalus Item Code: 40748
Four hundred years ago, the publication of the King James Bible enabled clergy and laymen alike to hear and read the Bible in their own language. Spoken, read, repeated, and committed to memory, ... (Read More)
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Scottish Proverbs
Hippocrene Books, eds. Shona Grant, illus. Helen MacRobert Galazka, foreword.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806480.  Daedalus Item Code: 52176
Ranging from witty ("A nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse") to the wise ("You should be king of your word"), the tone, spirit, and way of life of the Scottish nation resonates in its proverbs. ... (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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Snark! The Herald Angels Sing: Sarcasm, Bitterness, and the Holiday Season
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52442
In that time of year when we all spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, and have to smile falsely at people whom we only see once in a blue moon, wouldn't it be a comfort—or at least a ... (Read More)
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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published
David Skinner.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062027467.  Daedalus Item Code: 44372
The editor of Humanities magazine and a member of the usage panel for the American Heritage Dictionary, David Skinner here chronicles the creation of Webster's Third New ... (Read More)
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (Read More)
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