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War Slang: American Fighting Words & Phrases Since the Civil War, Third Edition

by Paul Dickson

From the homegrown "boodle" of the 19th century to current "misunderstandistan" in the Middle East, America's foremost expert on slang reveals military lingo at its most colorful, innovative, brutal, and ironic....


A Miscellany for Word Lovers: Origins, Meanings & Quizzes

by Robin Hosie & Vic Mayhew

More than 100 vocabulary-building quizzes make up the core of the book, with shorter sections on:

* The fascinating origins of words

* Quotes and misquotes

* Slang, dialects and secret languages

* Unforgettable...


Early Career English Teachers in Action: Learning from Experience, Developing Expertise

by Robert Rozema & Lindsay Ellis

The first few years of teaching are critical to the professional development of effective English teachers. In these crucial years, new teachers establish their identities, learn the ins and outs of the curriculum,...


The Routledge Handbook of Educational Linguistics

by Martha Bigelow & Johanna Ennser-Kananen

The Routledge Handbook of Educational Linguistics provides a comprehensive survey of the core and current language-related issues in educational contexts. Bringing together the expertise and voices of well-established...


YOUR DAILY A.T.M. DEPOSIT  JOURNAL-Instructional: A innovative 2-in-1 Daily Journal With Instructions on How To Create A Daily Productive Mindset & Th

by DEBORAH AIKEN

This is an 2-in-1 innovative daily journal with instructions on how to understand your life script and create a productive mindset and reality you desire living as a teen or adult of any age. Your daily A.T.M....


Giovanni Pintori. The Stark Tension between Flair and Discretion.

by Massimiliano Musina

Giovanni Pintori (Tresnuraghes 1912–Milan 1999) was one of the best-known, widely admired and respected Italian designers worldwide. The winner of sought-after international awards, he designed impressive...


Hieroglyphics

by Arthur Machen

Welsh writer Arthur Machen achieved literary acclaim with his groundbreaking tales of the supernatural, some of which modern-day horror luminary Stephen King ranks among the best in the English language. In...


Developing an Outstanding Core Collection

by Carol Alabaster

Carol Alabaster focuses on developing a collection with high-quality materials while saving time and money.


Libraries Got Game

by Brian Mayer & Christopher Harris

From promoting the idea to teachers and administrators to aligning specific games to state and national education standards, this book will help you build a strong collection that speaks to enhanced learning...


Writing and Publishing

by Carol Smallwood

"Writing and Publishing" will serve as a great resource, whether in taking the anxiety out of writing or refining your style, you'll use this book as much as your pen or keyboard!


Black Street Speech: Its History, Structure, and Survival

by John Baugh

In the minds of many, black street speech-the urban dialect of black Americans-bespeaks illiteracy, poverty, and ignorance. John Baugh challenges those prejudices in this brilliant new inquiry into the history,...


Tense and Narrativity: From Medieval Performance to Modern Fiction

by Suzanne Fleischman

In this pathfinding study, Suzanne Fleischman brings together theory and methodology from various quarters to shed important new light on the linguistic structure of narrative, a primary and universal device...


Amazonian Linguistics: Studies in Lowland South American Languages

by Doris L. Payne

Lowland South American languages have been among the least studied ln the world. Consequently, their previous contribution to linguistic theory and language universals has been small. However, as this volume...


Linguistics, Philosophy, and Montague Grammar

by Steven Davis & Marianne Mithun

This volume presents significant developments in the field of Montague Grammar and outlines its past and future contributions to philosophy and linguistics. The contents are as follows:Introduction by Steven...


Language and Social Relationship in Brazilian Portuguese: The Pragmatics of Politeness

by Dale April Koike

"Give me the salt" and "Please pass the salt" make the same request, but in a polite situation the first utterance may give offense, while the second may not. How and why such differences in wording and intonation,...


The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment

by Lyle Campbell & Marianne Mithun

These essays were drawn from the papers presented at the Linguistic Society of America's Summer Institute at the State University of New York at Oswego in 1976. The contents are as follows: Lyle Campbell and...


The Language Parallax: Linguistic Relativism and Poetic Indeterminacy

by Paul Friedrich

Humankind has always been fascinated and troubled by the way languages and dialects differ. Linguistically based differences in point of view have preoccupied many original minds of the past, such as Kant, and...


Adventures in Fantasy: Lessons and Activities in Narrative and Descriptive Writing, Grades 5-9

by John Gust

Adventures in Fantasy offers an exciting approach to teaching narrative and descriptive writing that stimulates a student’s creativity and imagination. Filled with mini-lessons, reading projects, and hands-on...


Masterclass: Get Your Book Published: Teach Yourself

by Katherine Lapworth

Do you have a completed manuscript ready for submission? Are you looking to successfully publish or self-publish your work? Do you have the level of understanding of the publishing industry? Whether you want...


Keepers of the Game: When the Baseball Beat Was the Best Job on the Paper

by Dennis D'Agostino

There was a time when the most prestigious job on a major newspaper belonged to the baseball beat writer, who enjoyed unparalleled longevity and influence within his profession. Through a variety of events and...