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  • CONCISE DICTIONARY OF COMPUTER SCIENCEby EDITORIAL BOARD

    V&S Publishers 2015; US$ 6.00

    This concise dictionary will meet all your needs on computer terms including hardware, software, equipment, devices, jargon and abbreviations; in fact any of the vocabulary you might expect to find in a computer dictionary. This dictionary includes, in alphabetical order, important terms connected with computing ? acronyms, programming languages,... more...

  • Weeds in the Garden of Words: Further observations of the tangled histor y of the English languageby Kate Burridge

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 12.99

    People who love English - the way words are used and put together to create meaning; the arcane rules and infuriating exceptions; the vital, living history of the way the language has changed through the centuries to create a richness and depth that exceeds that of many other languages - are often very passionate about how it is used and how it is... more...

  • No-minute Noodler: Dag's Dictionary for Kidsby Richard Glover

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 6.99

    No-minute noodler: a kid who eats the two-minute noodles straight from the packet without even cooking them! Dinobore: a kid who can t talk about anything other than dinosaurs. Bumboozle: to confuse the issue of who it was that farted by blaming it all on the dog! A very funny book of words that should exist but don't! Includes a great do-it-yourself... more...

  • The Devil's Dictionaryby Ambrose Bierce

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 5.99

    The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881. In this book , Ambrose Bierce skewers far more the world of politics, but it is the political realm where Bierce's observations are astonishingly and depressingly relevant a centry later. more...

  • The Deeper Meaning of Liffby Douglas Adams; John Lloyd

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 13.99

    Does the sensation of Tingrith (1) make you yelp? Do you bend sympathetically when you see someone Ahenny (2)? Can you deal with a Naugatuck (3) without causing a Toronto (4)? Will you suffer from Kettering (5) this summer? Probably. You are almost certainly familiar with all these experiences but just didn?t know that there are words for them.... more...

  • German Phrases For Dummiesby Paulina Christensen; Anne Fox

    Wiley 2005; US$ 9.99 US$ 7.99

    Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips Speak German - instantly! Traveling to Germany but don't know German? Taking German at school but need to kick up your conversation skills? Don't worry! This handy little phrasebook will have you speaking German in no time. Discover how to: Get directions, shop, and eat out Talk numbers,... more...

  • Scientifically Speakingby C.C. Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 87.95

    In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of science. Entertaining and informative, Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations, Second Edition contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics. The largest compilation of published science... more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Idoms and Phrasal Verbsby Richard Spears

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Learn the language of Nebraska . . .and 49 other states With more entries than any other reference of its kind, McGraw-Hill?s Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs shows you how American English is spoken today. You will find commonly used phrasal verbs, idiomatic expressions, proverbial expressions, and clichés. The dictionary contains... more...

  • Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionaryby Jeff Foxworthy

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 6.99

    Hey, you! The one holding the book. Have you ever seen a volume like this? Well, whether you realize it or not, it?s the one you?ve been waiting for. Jeff Foxworthy?s Redneck Dictionary will teach you how to speak this unique Southern dialect fluently. Whether you?re blue-collar or hoity-toity, swimming in cash or betting your bottom dollar, a little... more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artistsby Ann Lee Morgan

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 11.99 US$ 10.31

    Featuring 945 alphabetically arranged entries, here is an indispensable biographical and critical guide to American art from colonial times to contemporary postmodernism. Readers will find a wealth of factual detail and insightful analysis of the leading American painters, ranging from John Singleton Copley, Thomas Cole, and Mary Cassatt to such modern... more...