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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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Simple Rules for Card Games: Instructions and Strategy for Twenty Card Games
Don Rauf.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770433857.  Daedalus Item Code: 43858
 
Presented in a handsome compact volume, perfect for the game shelf, this book not only provides the rules for 20 classic card games—including Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Canasta, Whist, Spades, and ... (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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The Superior Person's Second Book of Words
Peter Bowler.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747561842.  Daedalus Item Code: 72125
 
Have you ever felt like an acephalous dandiprat? Or perhaps you've simply felt unable to dapatically deblaterate to the best of your ability? The secret to being a truly superior person, Peter Bowler ... (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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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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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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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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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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True Ladies and Proper Gentlemen: Victorian Etiquette for Modern-Day Mothers and Fathers, Husbands and Wives, Boys and Girls, Teachers and Students, and More
Sarah A. Chrisman, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781632205827.  Daedalus Item Code: 71849
 
Invasion of privacy; divorce; relationship issues; encounters between people from very different places and cultures; new technologies developing at dizzying speeds—these concerns were as much a part ... (Read More)
 
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