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- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 23.96
Allen?s Dictionary of English Phrases is the most comprehensive survey of this area of the English language ever undertaken. Taking over 6000 phrases, it explains their meaning, explores their development and gives citations that range from the Venerable Bede to Will Self. Crisply and wittily written, the book is packed with memorable and surprising... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 18.32
The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism is a remarkable feat of Reference scholarship by renowned Cambridge professor and translator, Nicholas de Lange. With an approachable A-Z format the book covers everything from Jewish traditions and biographical entries on key historical figures to theology, religious law and practice, and the history of Jewish thought.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 21.14
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, published in 1755, marked a milestone in a language in desperate need of standards. No English dictionary before it had devoted so much space to everyday words, been so thorough in its definitions, or illustrated usage by quoting from Shakespeare and other great writers. Johnson's was the dictionary used by Jane Austen... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available
A child's perfect dictionary Thousands of fascinating entries, definitions, photographs and pictures make this dictionary essential reference for readers, writers and curious minds of all ages. Organised like a traditional dictionary from A to Z, clear descriptions and examples explain and illustrate everything from Astronaut to Zoo. Perfect... more...
- 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.27
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 it sometimes seem like your family... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 4.95
The bestselling Spanish-English dictionary perfect for home, school, and work The Vox Super-Mini Spanish and English Dictionary has helped Spanish-language learners read, write, and understand this popular language more successfully than any other portable dictionary on the market. This new edition of this bestselling Vox title has been expanded... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 140.97
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...