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Last Laughs: Funny Tombstone Quotes and Famous Last Words
Kathleen E. Miller. Julie Collins Rousseau, illus,.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402729690.  Daedalus Item Code: 43537
 
In this irreverent book of deadpan humor we find the pithy, the punny, and the unintentionally funny on tombstone epitaphs, as well as a few choice last words. Some are etched on the graves of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (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 lawmakers—those 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 Little Book for Girls
M.L. Stratton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440528965.  Daedalus Item Code: 41372
 
Make Buttermilk Butterflies or watch Harriet the Spy together, play Old Maid or learn "The Owl and the Pussycat" by heart, create your own jewelry from household bits and pieces or make a tutu ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters of Great Men and Women
Ursula Doyle, ed.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330515139.  Daedalus Item Code: 42876
 
From the private papers of Beethoven and Lord Byron to those of Anne Boleyn and Queen Victoria, this anthology collects some of the most romantic letters in history. Passion, jealousy, hope, and ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Easy Learning German in a Click

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780877795605.  Daedalus Item Code: 31139
 
Learn the essentials of German for everyday situations in just 12 steps with this interactive online language system from Merriam-Webster. You'll be able to listen to conversations between native ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Easy Learning Italian in a Click

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780877795612.  Daedalus Item Code: 31140
 
Learn the essentials of Italian for everyday situations in just 12 steps with this interactive online language system from Merriam-Webster. You'll be able to listen to conversations between native ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Easy Learning Spanish in a Click

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780877795582.  Daedalus Item Code: 32865
 
Learn the essentials of Spanish for everyday situations in just 12 steps with this interactive online language system from Merriam-Webster. You'll be able to listen to conversations between native ... (Read More)
 
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Modern Chinese: A Second Course
Faculty of Peking University.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486241555.  Daedalus Item Code: 04351
 
This is the second volume of a widely respected course in modern (Mandarin) Chinese, containing Lessons 31–72. It covers basic sentence patterns, word order, complementary particles, and more, with ... (Read More)
 
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More Show Me How: Everything We Couldn't Fit in the First Book: Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
Derek Fagerstrom & Lauren Smith.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780061998799.  Daedalus Item Code: 40723
 
The creators of ShowMeNow.com here offer their second king-sized compendium of how-tos and what-to-dos, from improvised floor-buffing with a tennis ball on a stick to getting married in a ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge: A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind: Revised and Expanded Third Edition
Sam Tanenhaus, intro.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312643027.  Daedalus Item Code: 41445
 
The New York Times has been gathering and providing reliable information on human affairs and the natural world for more than 160 years, and that enormous base of knowledge is crystallized in ... (Read More)
 
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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407798.  Daedalus Item Code: 43120
 
The author of Mauve and Just My Type, Simon Garfield returns with a delightfully enlightening and entertaining treatise sure to put cartography on the literary map. Where would we be ... (Read More)
 
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