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  • Highly Selective Thesaurus for the Extraordinarily Literateby Eugene Ehrlich

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    Anyone looking to improve his or her vocabulary and anyone who loves words will be enthralled by this unique and impressive thesaurus that provides only the most unusual -- or is it recondite? --words for each entry. more...

  • Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphorsby P.R. Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural history and the English language. more...

  • Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrasesby Rosalind Fergusson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This collection will appeal to everyone who has ever wondered about the origin of phrases like "all part of life's rich pattern" and "long time no see". It covers a wide range of catch phrases in current use in all parts of the English-speaking world. Most entries are drawn from the second edition of Eric Partridge's Dictionary of Catch Phrases (second... more...

  • The Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Formby Sidney L. Landau; Ronald J. Bogus

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    A reference book that belongs on every desk--one of the handiest, best-organized, and most reliable thesauruses available, newly updated to reflect the American language of today. From the Hardcover edition. more...

  • A Dictionary of Confusable Phrasesby Yuri Dolgopolov

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    Covering over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterized by similarity in their wording or metaphorical idea which do not show corresponding similarity in their meanings, this dictionary presents a unique cross-section of the English language. Though it is designed specifically to assist readers in avoiding the use of inappropriate or erroneous phrases,... more...

  • Well-Spoken Thesaurusby Tom Heehler

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 12.99

    The Ultimate Guide to Powerful Language more...

  • Reverse English Dictionaryby Gustav Muthmann

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    Rather than presenting a reverse list of words in endless sequence and strictly alphabetical order, this Reverse English Dictionary considers the structure and formation of words, grouping them together in sections and subdivisions. This way of looking at words from behind and comparing similar word endings reveals new and unaccustomed... more...

  • Schaf - sollenby Samuel Singer

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 293.00

    Thesaurus proverbiorum medii aevi / Lexikon der Sprichwörter des romanisch-germanischen Mittelalters ; hrsg. vom Kuratorium Singer der Schweizerischen Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. more...

  • Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythologyby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology , you?ll meet the world?s most fascinating heroes, villains, and corporate spokesthingies. Featuring Bathroom Reader classics plus a few new treasures, you?ll discover truths and untruths, and learn the real stories behind some of today?s tallest tales. So sit back... more...

  • Uncle John's Facts to Go Fads & Flopsby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of unlikely successes and colossal failures. So whether you were weaned on bell bottoms, parachute pants, baggy pants, or skinny jeans, you?ll find the one thing that never goes out of style:... more...