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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
The Professor and the Madman , masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The compilation of the OED , begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.... more...
- 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 Education 2006; US$ 26.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00
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,... more...