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Oxford A-Z of Better Spelling
Charlotte Buxton, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199684625.  Daedalus Item Code: 63888
 
This easy-to-use handbook provides guidance not only to individual word spellings but also to general rules that will help you develop good spelling. The core of the book is a list of more than 2,000 ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford A-Z of English Usage
Jeremy Butterfield, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199652457.  Daedalus Item Code: 63887
 
Based on Oxford's dictionary research and contemporary language monitoring—with real-world examples of usage—this compact handbook provides the essential information on using English correctly to ... (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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Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks
Keith Houston.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349726.  Daedalus Item Code: 64022
 
Every character we write or type is a link to the past, claims Keith Houston, and his book—which features 75 black and white illustrations—charts the lives of some of the most intriguing examples. ... (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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Too Good to Be True: The Colossal Book of Urban Legends
Jan Harold Brunvand.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393347159.  Daedalus Item Code: 64024
 
Alligators in the sewers? A maniac in the back seat? An earwig tunneling into someone's ear? No, it didn't really happen to your friend's sister's neighbor, Jan Brunvand assures us—it's an urban ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (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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