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How to Sound Cultured: Master The 250 Names That Intellectuals Love To Drop Into Conversation
Thomas W. Hodgkinson & Hubert van den Bergh.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785780936.  Daedalus Item Code: 64323
 
Which philosopher had the maddest hairstyle? What novelist drank 50 cups of black coffee every day? And what on earth did Simone de Beauvoir see in Jean-Paul Sartre, anyway? Teaming with Thomas ... (Read More)
 
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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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Instant Genius: Fast Food for Thought: Bite Sized Morsels of Essential (and Not-So-Essential) Knowledge
The Knowledge Commons.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781592239153.  Daedalus Item Code: 70955
 
Did you know that chewing gum enhances memory, or that the name Pakistan is an anagram? Would you be surprised to learn that there are five kinds of fish migrations, or that the first bazooka was a ... (Read More)
 
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The Mammoth Book of Tasteless and Outrageous Lists
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472117441.  Daedalus Item Code: 70438
 
Flabbergasting, horrifying, appalling, occasionally stomach-turning—yet strangely entertaining—this jam-packed collection of bizarre trivia contains much that is scarcely credible, yet all of it is ... (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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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920–1990
Tad Burness. Matt Stone, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780316430913.  Daedalus Item Code: 79308
 
From the 1970s, when he began publishing his encyclopedic car spotter's guides, Tad Burness's ongoing labor of love informed and excited generations of car fans in the years before the Internet made ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford A-Z of Better Spelling
Charlotte Buxton, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199684625.  Daedalus Item Code: 63888
 
This easy-to-use handbook provides guidance not only to individual word spellings but also to general rules that will help you develop good spelling. The core of the book is a list of more than 2,000 ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Companion to Food: Third Edition
Alan Davidson. Tom Jaine, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199677337.  Daedalus Item Code: 63880
 
Twenty years in the making, the first edition of Alan Davidson's outstanding food reference appeared in 1999 to universal acclaim, and won a James Beard Award, an IACP Cookbook Award, and a ... (Read More)
 
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Philip's Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and Northern Europe: An Identification Guide to More than 400 Species of Mushrooms and Toadstools
Geoffrey Kibby.
Publisher: Philip's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780540089369.  Daedalus Item Code: 40739
 
Beautifully, and more important, accurately illustrated with hundreds of color drawings, this book is a rapid identification guide to more than 400 of the larger fungi of Britain and Northern ... (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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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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Tommy, Doughboy, Fritz: Soldier Slang of World War I
Emily Brewer.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445637839.  Daedalus Item Code: 70939
 
An amazing number of the words we use today—including binge, boot camp, chat, chum, commando, dingbat, firing line, gadget, loot, lousy, posh, propaganda, scrounge, swipe, souvenir, trench coat, and ... (Read More)
 
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