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Say it in Indonesian (Malay)
John U. Wolff.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486244242.  Daedalus Item Code: 10204
 
The Indonesian language unites a nation with nearly a quarter-billion people spread over 17,500 islands. Both the traditional and Malaysian dialect of Indonesian is encompassed in this reference ... (Read More)
 
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The Science Magpie: Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams and Jokes Plucked from Science
Simon Flynn.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848315990.  Daedalus Item Code: 71123
 
From the "Large Hadron Collider Rap" to the sins of Isaac Newton, this intellectually titillating compendium of journal articles and book excerpts is a cabinet of scientific curiosities. Expand your ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of Making and Breaking Codes: A Hands-on Guide to Both Simple and Sophisticated Codes to Easily Help You Become a Codemaster
Hamilton Nickels.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629142067.  Daedalus Item Code: 73616
 
This is a practical manual for the basic mechanics of enciphering and deciphering communications. Code breaker Hamilton Nickels demystifies the field of cryptology, using plain, uncomplicated English ... (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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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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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 Smartest Book in the World: A Lexicon of Literacy, A Rancorous Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool
Greg Proops. Jennifer Canaga, illus.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476747040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64581
 
Best known for appearing on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his award-winning podcast The Smartest Man in the World, Greg Proops is also a fountain of historical ... (Read More)
 
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Spit and Polish: Old-Fashioned Ways to Banish Dirt, Dust & Decay
Lucy Lethbridge.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408866429.  Daedalus Item Code: 73727
 
In the late 19th century, housework in some British homes was so labor intensive that it required an army of savvy servants to undertake it; since then, the ways in which we look after our homes may ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of French: The Language that Travelled the World
Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow.
Publisher: Portico.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907554308.  Daedalus Item Code: 73686
 
Imagine a language with rules so complex that few people ever completely master it, and whose status as a lingua franca has been declining for two centuries, inspiring its speakers to pass laws ... (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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Take Me to France: A French Phrasebook for the American Soldier
Claude Michelon.
Publisher: Uniform Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781910500033.  Daedalus Item Code: 73250
 
Produced in 1917 for U.S. servicemen going off to war in Europe—and presented here in a facsimile format, exactly as it was published 100 years ago—this pocket-sized vocabulary book contains ... (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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