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English and Proud of It
William Moore.
Publisher: Summersdale.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781849535212.  Daedalus Item Code: 71500
 
This pocketable miscellany illuminates more than 150 reasons why the English are so proud of being so, including brief profiles of famous Englishmen, key moments in history, English successes, points ... (Read More)
 
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Field Guide to Luck: How to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and Superstitions
Alys R. Yablon.
Publisher: Quirk.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594742170.  Daedalus Item Code: 71178
 
From the good luck provided by shamrocks, rabbits' feet, and horseshoes to the misfortune caused by broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors, our lives are filled with signs and ... (Read More)
 
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German-English English-German: Concise Dictionary
Michael Jelden.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808576.  Daedalus Item Code: 62604
 
This compact, concise two-way dictionary contains 14,000 easy-to-scan entries defining German words in English and English words in German, providing the part of speech as well as the noun gender or ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw + Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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History of the World: From 4 Million Years BC to the Present Day

Publisher: Chancellor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753726884.  Daedalus Item Code: 72389
 
What were Hammurabi's laws? Who liberated South America? And what were mammoths good for, anyway? History can be a daunting subject, but it need not be the case; this visual encyclopedia for readers ... (Read More)
 
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How Come? In the Neighborhood: 125 New Questions and Answers About the Everyday World
Kathy Wollard. Debra Solomon, illus.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761144298.  Daedalus Item Code: 72293
 
How come soda fizzes? Do earthworms eat dirt? What exactly is fire? Why does bright sunlight make you sneeze? Sometimes, the most tantalizing mysteries are right in front of us, and here the writer ... (Read More)
 
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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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How to Think Like da Vinci
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782434580.  Daedalus Item Code: 64324
 
The author of 100 Places You Will Never Visit and 100 Things They Don't Want You to Know, as well as How to Think Like Einstein and How to Think Like Sherlock, Daniel ... (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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I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot From School
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451822.  Daedalus Item Code: 72521
 
If you no longer can identify the capital of Chile or the names of the Bennet sisters in Pride and Prejudice; if you don't recall the basics of osmosis or the number of continents in the ... (Read More)
 
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Is That a Word?: From AA to ZZZ, the Weird and Wonderful Language of SCRABBLE
David Bukszpan.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781452108247.  Daedalus Item Code: 72522
 
If you've played Scrabble, then you have had an argument with someone you know; few games invite so many differing interpretations. Consider this witty book a secret weapon, filled as it is with ... (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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