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Dinosaurs: From A to Z

by Blago Kirof

This picture book is a great teaching tool for vocabulary building. A set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a dinosaurs looks like. It is like a dictionary of dinosaurs for toddlers. The pictures are clear,...


Webster's New World Robert's Rules of Order Simplified and Applied, 2nd Edition

by RM Productions

This is the clearest, most useful guide to parliamentary procedure, now with new information on effective and reliable procedures for nominations, elections, ballots, balloting, and ballot counting.


Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary

by Stephen Calt

This fascinating compendium explains the most unusual, obscure, and curious words and expressions from vintage blues music. Utilizing both documentary evidence and invaluable interviews with a number of now-deceased...


Words You Don't Know: Humorous Essays Involving Rare Words, Swear Words, Wrong Words, Long Words, Curse Words, Terse Words, Legal Words, Regal Words,

by Robin Bloor

In 23 chapters and 202 pages, author Robin Bloor shines a light on nearly 300 of the least known words in the English language, illuminating the history and mystery of each in short, humorous essays.


The Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition)

by Paul Dickson & Skip McAfee

The definitive work on the language of baseball—one of the “Five Best Baseball Books” (Wall Street Journal). Hailed as “a staggering piece of scholarship” (Wall Street Journal) and “an indispensable...


Historical Dictionary of Track and Field

by Peter Matthews

The Historical Dictionary of Track and Field covers the history of this sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced...


A Dictionary of Australian Politics

by Jackie Dickenson & Robert Corcoran

A comprehensive guide to Australia's unique and colourful political language.


The Dictionary of Nautical, University, Gypsy and Other Vulgar Tongues

by John Camden Hotten

This is not a book about history. It IS history. First published in 1859, it is literally a snapshot of the language used by the 18th and 19th Century common man. With it, you can enter into his world as he...


Latin Grammar: Latin Translation, Phrase, and Latin Rules Guide

by Alivia Allbus

Who knew that so much information on basic Latin grammar could be packed into only 5 pages? This quick study guide has all the quick and easy help you want for a Latin grammar and it is easy to read. This Latin...


Jack's Handy List of Words: 607 Words That You Can't (or Shouldn't) Live Without

by Jack Forbes

Why allow yourself to be dominated linguistically by the lowest common denominator? If the 607 words in this book have fallen out of common use in the English language, it is neither from design nor function;...


Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

by Tony Thorne

With more than 7,000 definitions, this book provides a definitive guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily...


Content Audits and Inventories

by Paula Ladenburg Land

Successful content strategy projects start with a thorough assessment of the current state of all content assets: their quantity, type, and quality. Beginning with a data-rich content inventory and layering...


Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits: Unfamiliar Terms for Familiar Things

by Ph.D., Rod L. Evans

Have you been guilty of catachresis* at work? Have you defenestrated* your dictionary in frustration? Do you have phloem bundles* stuck in your diastema*? Scratching your occiput* now?

Rod L. Evans's Thingamajigs...


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....


Historical Dictionary of Sikhism

by Louis E. Fenech & W. H. McLeod

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Sikhism covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on...


Routledge German Dictionary of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Worterbuch Chemie und Chemische Technik: Vol 1: German-English

by Technische Universitat Dreden

Both volumes of this dictionary consists of some 63,000 and over 100,000 translations from all the main areas of chemistry and chemical technology including: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology,...


Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

by Duncan Richter

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


A Comparative Vocabulary Study Guide: Spanish to Portuguese to English to Chinese

by Robert O'Brian

A Comparative Vocabulary Study Guide: Spanish to English to Portuguese to Chinese is a four language vocabulary guide highlighting over 5,000 selected Spanish words that have either the same spelling and meaning...


Historical Dictionary of Wrestling

by John Grasso

This dictionary covers Wrestling’s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important...


Historical Dictionary of Ghana

by David Owusu-Ansah

This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Ghana covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced...