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Slovene Modern Dictionary: English-Slovene/Slovene-English
Daša Komac.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781802529.  Daedalus Item Code: 62619
 
A Slavic tongue, Slovene is spoken by over two-and-a-half million people in Slovenia, as well as in parts of Italy and Hungary. Going beyond the usual travel dictionary, this uncommonly thorough book ... (Read More)
 
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The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781616086350.  Daedalus Item Code: 61909
 
In the words of Stephen Fry, "It is a cliché that most clichés are true, but then like most clichés, that cliché is untrue." Clichés are like rationalizations: try going a week without using one. ... (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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The Story of Spanish
Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312656027.  Daedalus Item Code: 62063
 
Just how did a dialect spoken by a handful of shepherds in northern Spain become the world's second most spoken language? From the Phoenicians' discovery of Spain to Cervantes penning Don ... (Read More)
 
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Swedish Hippocrene Comprehensive Dictionary: Swedish-English

Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781804745.  Daedalus Item Code: 62615
 
An ideal reference tool for teachers, travelers, and translators, this substantial Swedish-English dictionary contains more than 75,000 definitions. In addition to British and American variations of ... (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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Teddy Bears, Tupperware and Sweet Fanny Adams: How the Names Became the Words
Andrew Sholl.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430292.  Daedalus Item Code: 54869
 
What's in a name? From Achilles to zeppelin, many of the words that we use every day invoke a sweeping cast of historical and mythical figures—but have you ever wondered about the stories behind the ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (Read More)
 
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To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857868589.  Daedalus Item Code: 54833
 
From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of e-mail, the author of On the Map and Just My Type here delves into how we have written to each other ... (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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Turkmen Dictionary and Phrasebook: Turkmen-English/ English-Turkmen
Nicholas Awde, William Dirks & Amandurdy Amandurdyev.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781810722.  Daedalus Item Code: 62617
 
The official language of Turkmenistan, Turkmen's seven million speakers also include some residents of Iran and Afghanistan. Compact and user-friendly, this book's dictionary contains 4,000 entries ... (Read More)
 
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The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land
Curtis Stone.
Publisher: New Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865718012.  Daedalus Item Code: 69093
 
There are 40 million acres of lawn in North America—attractive but essentially unproductive expanses of grass that represent a significant financial and environmental cost. And yet, notes Green City ... (Read More)
 
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