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I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches
Ferdie Addis.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606524701.  Daedalus Item Code: 61596
 
A great speech can transform the mood of a nation, and sometimes even the world. This compact handbook recounts 35 such times when the words of a single person—priest, pope, peasant, slave, soldier, ... (Read More)
 
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It Just Slipped Out: A Bulging Encyclopedia of Double Entendres
Russell Ash.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780755360864.  Daedalus Item Code: 72646
 
Whether unwittingly filthy or gleefully subversive, the institution of innuendo and double entendre is part of our comedy tradition. This hilarious compendium of suggestive speech offers dozens of ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln on Law, Leadership, and Life
Jonathan W. White.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781492613985.  Daedalus Item Code: 70530
 
Abraham Lincoln's success as a politician was rooted in his experience in the courtroom. Despite a presidency plagued with moral and legal crises, the self-taught prairie lawyer led the nation by ... (Read More)
 
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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 71310
 
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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Oxford School Thesaurus (pap)
Robert Allen, ed. John Mannion, literary consultant.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780192756947.  Daedalus Item Code: 70585
 
This easy-to-use compact thesaurus provides thousands of imaginative synonyms, with modern sample sentences. Tinted panels present more specific synonyms for words that are often overused, as well as ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest Quintessential Guide to Saving Money: An A to Z of Ingenious Tips for Stretching Your Dollars
Editors of Reader's Digest.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781621452485.  Daedalus Item Code: 70649
 
Saving money is often simply a matter of making smart buying choices. This wire-bound guide from the editors of Readers Digest is packed with ideas and methods for cutting household bills, ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare Flush with Verse: Classic Quotations for Time of Deep Thought
William Shakespeare.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781604331394.  Daedalus Item Code: 70929
 
Though overlooked by serious scholars of Shakespeare, a close reading of his works suggests that the Bard may have done some of his best work while in the loo: "Diseased nature oftentimes breaks ... (Read More)
 
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Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover?: 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations
Julian Baggini.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582436043.  Daedalus Item Code: 72354
 
"It's easy saying what things are not," notes Julian Baggini. "Life is not a bed of roses ... winning isn't everything. Some negations, however, are more informative than others. Thinking about why ... (Read More)
 
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The Sleepyhead's Bedside Companion
Sean Coughlan.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848091740.  Daedalus Item Code: 71411
 
Why did Charles Dickens need a compass to sleep? Why did Elizabethans rub dormouse fat onto their feet? Who was the insomniac prime minister who was forced to quit? How did Samuel Pepys make himself ... (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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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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