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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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Webster's New World Robert's Rules of Order Simplified and Applied: Second Edition
Robert McConnell Productions.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764563997.  Daedalus Item Code: 61886
 
Since 1876, Henry Martyn Robert's guide has been the final word on parliamentary procedure, and this 2001 edition not only clarifies these strategies needed for conducting effective meetings, but ... (Read More)
 
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The Weird World of Words: A Guided Tour
Mitchell Symons. Andrew Pinder, illus.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976935.  Daedalus Item Code: 62531
 
Did you know that "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order? Or that "Stewardesses" is the longest word you can properly type solely with your ... (Read More)
 
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The World Guide: 11th Edition

Publisher: New Internationalist.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904456568.  Daedalus Item Code: 62090
 
Completely revised and updated, this 11th edition of The World Guide is a catalogue profiling every country on the planet, combining social and developmental analysis with historical and ... (Read More)
 
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