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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780877798095.  Daedalus Item Code: 52492
This college-level desk dictionary—the source for many of Merriam-Webster's reference materials—contains 225,000 clear and precise definitions in 165,000 entries, including 10,000 new words, as well ... (Read More)
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My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: Stuff You Forgot from School
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 54532
A refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, or split infinitives—or for those who don't even know what those are—this little handbook offers ... (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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Oranges and Lemons: Rhymes from Past Times
Karen Dolby.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843179597.  Daedalus Item Code: 52405
Collecting well-known nursery rhymes along with some that may be less familiar (yet faintly recognized), this intriguing annotated treasury takes us back to our earliest years and those rhymes and ... (Read More)
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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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Phantom Hitchhikers and Other Urban Legends: The Strange Stories Behind the Tall Tales
Albert Jack.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399161537.  Daedalus Item Code: 53250
Have you heard the story about Walt Disney's cryogenically frozen body? Or about Coca-Cola owning the rights to Santa Claus? Or alligators living in New York City sewers? Where do urban legends, ... (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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Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary of Lexicographers and Linguists
Robert Hartwell Fiske.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451651324.  Daedalus Item Code: 53960
In his comprehensive, authoritative, charmingly grumpy compendium of misuses of the English language, Robert Hartwell Fiske—editor and publisher of The Vocabula Review—tells us exactly how ... (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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Royal Wisdom: The Most Daft, Cheeky, and Brilliant Quotes from Britain's Royal Family
Kate Petrella.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440527456.  Daedalus Item Code: 54584
"Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?" Prince Charles once quipped. They may be royalty, but the first family of Great Britain has made more ... (Read More)
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Samuel R. Wells's How to Behave: The Classic Pocket Manual of Good Manners & Model Behavior
Samuel R. Wells.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440556340.  Daedalus Item Code: 51937
Originally published in New York in 1857, this treatise by Samuel Wells—a noted phrenologist and an early promoter of vegetarianism—has taught thousands of men and women how to build and project a ... (Read More)
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