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The Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 63575
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (Read More)
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Intermediate Arabic Workbook
John Mace.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781811774.  Daedalus Item Code: 62593
This follow-up to Basic Arabic Workbook further explores word and sentence structure. The emphasis is again on practical language usage in a working environment, with a vocabulary expanding to ... (Read More)
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Jewish First Names
David C. Gross.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807272.  Daedalus Item Code: 62607
This handsome, gift-worthy little handbook lists more than 1300 Jewish first names for boys and girls, taken from Hebrew, Yiddish, Aramaic, and various European languages. It provides the origin and ... (Read More)
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Keywords for Modern India
Craig Jeffrey & John Harriss.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199665648.  Daedalus Item Code: 60922
What have such English terms as "civil society," "democracy," "development," or "nationalism" come to mean in an independent India, and how have their meanings and uses changed over time? Why are ... (Read More)
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
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Lao-English/English-Lao Dictionary and Phrasebook: Romanized
James Higbi.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808583.  Daedalus Item Code: 62608
Designed for travelers or people living in Laos and Northeastern Thailand, this dictionary and phrasebook features the phrases and vocabulary of modern Lao, or Isan, a language with more than 15 ... (Read More)
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Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin: Intermediate Level
Julian K. Wheatley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300141184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62778
This second, intermediate volume of Learning Chinese provides stimulating material designed to improve conversational ability and literary skills in Mandarin. Conversational lessons are ... (Read More)
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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 lawmakersóthose 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: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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The Little Book of Great Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752471143.  Daedalus Item Code: 62655
Also the author of such oddly entertaining tomes as Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain and A Grim Almanac of Essex, historian Neil Storey here dedicates himself to digging up ... (Read More)
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Mastering Russian
Erika Haber.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781802703.  Daedalus Item Code: 62610
Originally intended as a companion to an audio recording, this book provides lessons and practice for those who have some foundation in reading and speaking Russian. It provides extensive vocabulary ... (Read More)
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
Go aheadóbe amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
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