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  • The Little Red Book of Very Dirty Wordsby Alexis Munier

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 8.95

    Inside this book: The dirtiest words in the English language! And we're not just talking about those infamous seven words you can't say on TV. We're talking about more than 1,000 of the blessedly profane insults, obscenities, and vulgarities that make English the richest--and raunchiest--language on earth. In this book, you'll find the dirtiest of... more...

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

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 8.44

    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...

  • A Million Words And Countingby Paul J. Payack

    Kensington Publishing Corp. 2008; US$ 17.99

    From Babel to Babble . . . Everyone is Speaking English. In 2007, the English language passed the million-word mark. That shouldn't come as a surprise since over a billion Earthlings speak English (no one knows about other planets, but they probably speak it, too). That makes for a lot of word-coiners (neologists) out there. And where are all these... more...

  • Italian Business Dictionaryby Morry Sofer

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    Up-to-date business terms including banking, the internet, computers, accounting, insurance, real estate, taxes, and more, designed to facilitate communication and cross linguistic barriers. more...

  • Spanish Chemical and Pharmaceutical Glossaryby Hilda Zayas

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    With over 26,000 chemical and pharmaceutical terms, this modern, easy-to-use English and Spanish glossary is an indispensable resource for pharmacists, physicians, scientists, health care professionals, and anyone else who works in these or related fields. more...

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

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 16.88

    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...

  • Kitchen Table Lingoby The English Project

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.73

    With an afterword by David Crystal and contributions from Philip Pullman, Jilly Cooper, Jeremy Vine and Meera Syal, all life is here. Become part of the Kitchen Table Lingo community and write your words in now! 'Seen the bloke with the bedooftey bum?' 'More testiculating on Newsnight ......' Does... more...

  • Intoxeratedby Paul Dickson; Brian Rea

    Melville House 2012; US$ 14.95

    A smart, hilarious, and lavishly illustrated guide to the most euphemised word in the English language: Drunk A record-breaking assemblage of 2,964 different ways to say "drunk." Tipsy, roasted, three sheets, whazooed and Boris Yeltsinned are just the beginning....With an introduction by the wise-guy lexicographer himself, Paul Dickson, and illustrations... more...

  • Dictionary of Librarianship / Wörterbuch des Bibliothekswesens / Wörterbuch des Bibliothekswesensby Eberhard Sauppe

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 168.00

    This volume identifies well over 26,000 terms and now encompasses the field of higher education. Terms are gleaned from a wide variety of sources, including German and English specialized glossaries and professional books and articles. more...

  • 500 Foreign Words and Phrases You Should Know to Sound Smartby Peter Archer; Linda Archer

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 13.95

    Dazzle with your command of belle-lettres! Like a true sophisticate, you'd like to toss out casual bon mots to enliven your conversation. You'd like to float through cocktail parties offering your guests crudités and hors d'oeuvres , toasting to the prevailing Weltgeist and speculating on who's having an affaire de coeur . But first... more...