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  • The Deeper Meaning of Liffby Douglas Adams; John Lloyd

    Crown Publishing Group 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$ 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, dates, time,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 83.95

    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...

  • Dictionary of Science and Technologyby John Lackie

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 65.00

    With its unrivalled coverage of scientific and technical terms, Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology has long been an essential reference tool for students, professionals and general readers. his thoroughly up to date edition contains more than 50,000 clear and accessible entries on an impressively wide range of topics including astronomy,... 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...

  • 2009 Photographer's Market - Articlesby Editors of Writers Digest Books

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 29.99

    With 1,500 market listings, 2009 Photographer's Market is the essential resource for freelance photographers looking to market their work. No other book contains as many market listings for magazines, book publishers and stock agencies all over the world. Easy to use with clearly marked sections and four indexes, this accessible guide will help you... more...

  • 2009by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    Up-to-date information on some 5,500 institutions and approx. 8,000 persons in public life in Hesse: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration jurisdiction syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc. notaries, church offices, schools, universities, museums, libraries, hospitals,... more...

  • Reading the OEDby Ammon Shea

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 13.95

    An obsessive word lover's account of reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary , hailed as "the Super Size Me of lexicography." "I'm reading the OED so you don't have to," says Ammon Shea on his slightly masochistic journey to scale the word lover's Mount Everest: the Oxford English Dictionary . In 26 chapters filled with sharp wit, sheer... more...

  • Dictionary of Sports and Games Terminologyby Adrian Room

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    The specialized jargon of some sports can be quite esoteric. Non-Americans, for example, are likely puzzled by baseball terms such as bunt, cut-off man, and safety squeeze, while the non-British may pause over cricket's Chinaman, doosra, golden duck, off-break, popping crease, and yorker.This new dictionary gives the definitions of more than 8,000... more...

  • The Million Word Crossword Dictionaryby Stanley Newman; Daniel Stark

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99

    With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's most popular crosswords, including contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names. Meticulously... more...