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  • Many a True Wordby Richard Anthony Baker

    Headline 2013; US$ 22.16

    What are the top one hundred words we use the most? How should anchovy, chastisement and tryst be pronounced? How good are you at spelling the most commonly misspelt words and names? For the answers to these andquestions and much more, sit back and let Richard Anthony Baker take you on a journey through the English language. Marvel at the... more...

  • Many a True Wordby Richard Anthony Baker

    Headline 2013; Not Available

    What are the top one hundred words we use the most? How should anchovy, chastisement and tryst be pronounced? How good are you at spelling the most commonly misspelt words and names? For the answers to these andquestions and much more, sit back and let Richard Anthony Baker take you on a journey through the English language. Marvel at the... more...

  • Dog Days and Dandelionsby Martha Barnette

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    From apian (like a bee) to zodiac (little-animals circle), a word book that spots the animal origins of words and names There are mice in your muscles , and blackbirds in your merlot . Behind adulation is a dog's wagging tail. Peculiar houses a herd of cattle. Grubby is crawling with bugs. Wordhound Martha Barnette collects more than... more...

  • Newspeak: A Dictionary of Jargonby Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    George Orwell coined the term ?Newspeak? for his novel 1984 , the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries ? selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests... more...

  • Dictionary of Jargonby Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak ( Routledge Revivals , 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S.... more...

  • SAT Power Vocabby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 15.99

    THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS! Ace the SAT verbal sections with 1,600+ words you need to know to excel. This eBook edition has been optimized for onscreen viewing with cross linked quiz questions, answers, and explanations. The Princeton Review's SAT Power Vocab brings you useful definitions and study tips for more than 1,600 frequently-used... more...

  • Pronunc Standard Eng America Vby Daniel R Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 405.00

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Bad Englishby Ammon Shea

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 10.99

    The author of Reading the OED presents an eye-opening look at language ?mistakes? and how they came to be accepted as correct?or not. English is a glorious mess of a language, cobbled together from a wide variety of sources and syntaxes, and changing over time with popular usage. Many of the words and usages we embrace as standard and correct... more...

  • Glossaries Of Americanisms Vby Daniel R Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 355.00

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Pagan Portals - Runesby Kylie Holmes

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 3.99

    The Runes are a set of 24 symbols which are steeped in history, myths and legends. This book offers practical and accessible information for anyone to understand this ancient form of divination. more...