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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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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Simple Rules for Card Games: Instructions and Strategy for Twenty Card Games
Don Rauf.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770433857.  Daedalus Item Code: 43858
 
Presented in a handsome compact volume, perfect for the game shelf, this book not only provides the rules for 20 classic card games—including Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Canasta, Whist, Spades, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition: Innuendo, Irony, and Ill-Advised Insults on Intimacy
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781616084233.  Daedalus Item Code: 61910
 
It had to happen. Some of the snarkiest barbs ever recorded have been inspired by the subject of sex, and here the Snark Handbook lowers itself (and moves a little to its left) to scoop up every ... (Read More)
 
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There are Tittles in This Title: The Weird World of Words
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782432579.  Daedalus Item Code: 62968
 
Did you know that "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order? Or that just 1,000 words make up 90 percent of all writing in English? Or that ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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The Words of Others: From Quotations to Culture
Gary Saul Morson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300167474.  Daedalus Item Code: 62733
 
In this lively gambol through the history of quotations and quotation books, Gary Saul Morson traces our enduring fascination with the words of others. Ranging from the remote past to the present, he ... (Read More)
 
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You Say Potato: A Book About Accents
Ben Crystal & David Crystal.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447249696.  Daedalus Item Code: 63056
 
Everyone has an accent, though many of us think that we don't. We all have our likes and dislikes about the way other people speak, and everyone has something to say about "correct" pronunciation. ... (Read More)
 
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