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- Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of unlikely successes and colossal failures. So whether you were weaned on bell bottoms, parachute pants, baggy pants, or skinny jeans, you?ll find the one thing that never goes out of style:... more...
- Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99
The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology , you?ll meet the world?s most fascinating heroes, villains, and corporate spokesthingies. Featuring Bathroom Reader classics plus a few new treasures, you?ll discover truths and untruths, and learn the real stories behind some of today?s tallest tales. So sit back... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 16.99
The ultimate tool for writers! Whether you're crafting the next great American novel or pounding away at a last-minute blog entry, there will come a time in the process when you struggle to find just the perfect word or phrase. Under the time-tested banner of Roget's Thesaurus, this collection will quickly become the most essential tool on your... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 368.00
This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural history and the English language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This collection will appeal to everyone who has ever wondered about the origin of phrases like "all part of life's rich pattern" and "long time no see". It covers a wide range of catch phrases in current use in all parts of the English-speaking world. Most entries are drawn from the second edition of Eric Partridge's Dictionary of Catch Phrases (second... more...
- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 21.88
Better Than Great is a unique thesaurus of praise and acclaim, containing humankind's largest gathering of fresh, potent and larky superlatives for anyone struggling to describe extraordinary things or experiences in ways that will do them justice. The English language has thousands of words to praise but ?cool?, ?good? and ?great? have become our... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 9.99
Want to find a term similar to "erudite" (meaning possessing extensive knowledge on a given subject)? Try "recondite" (meaning knowledge that's obscure and beyond ordinary knowledge). Want to find a word for "proud"? You can use "overweening" (meaning overconfident) instead. Under the time-tested and respected banner of "Roget's Thesaurus", here's... more...
- Cleis Press 2011; US$ 15.95
A veritable "tko of terminology," Better Than Great is the essential guide for describing the extraordinary ? the must have reference for anyone wishing to rise above tired superlatives. Deft praise encourages others to feel as we do, share our enthusiasms. It rewards deserving objects of admiration. It persuades people to take certain actions.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 294.99
Claim construction is a major phase of a patent litigation where the meaning and scope of the claims themselves - the invention - is determined by the court. The outcome of this definition phase is crucial to the respective infringement and invalidity positions of the parties. The Thesaurus of Claim Construction directs practitioners to cases-and in... more...