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British English from A to Zed: A Definitive Guide to the Queen's English

by Norman W. Schur

For readers, travelers, and Anglophiles everywhere, this entertaining and authoritative resource is a cultural delight. Whether you are traveling to Great Britain or just want to understand British popular culture,...


The Million Word Crossword Dictionary

by Stanley Newman & Daniel Stark

With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the...


Vocabulary For Dummies

by Laurie E. Rozakis

Someone just called you captious. Should you be flattered? Considering your extreme lactose intolerance, is it a good idea to order veau au béchamel from a French menu? Calumny is to slander as obloquy is to...


Words You Should Know How to Spell: An A to Z Guide to Perfect Spelling

by David Hatcher & Jane Mallison

Ceilling. Beleive. Scissers.

Do you have trouble spelling everyday words? Is your spell check on overdrive? Well, this easy-to-use dictionary is just what you need! Organized with speed and convenience in mind,...


New American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated)

by Philip Morehead

Published in hardcover as The Penguin Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form, this new paperback edition of the 20-million-copy bestselling thesaurus has been fully revised, expanded, and updated for the...


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.


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 Words You Should Know to Sound Smart: 1200 Essential Words Every Sophisticated Person Should Be Able to Use

by Bobbi Bly

This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as "disestablishmentarianism,"...


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...


As Much as a Rat's Tail: Korean Slang, Invective & Euphemism

by Peter Nicholas Liptak & Si Woo Lee

As much as a Rat's Tail: Korean slang, invective & euphemism- the "Insider's guide"

An irreverent look at Language within Culture

Get 'street' with A Rat's Tail - Learn what the kids are really saying, all...


The Other Dictionary: A dictionary of hitherto unrecorded meanings and interpretations of a selection of words in the English language

by Marc Loewenthal

Many English dictionaries have been compiled over the years, each one adding to the vast knowledge of our language and enhancing our understanding of the words which make up our vibrant and ever-changing vocabulary....


The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists

by Sarah Cypher

Become a revision-savvy writer with the help of The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists. It decodes, defines, and provides helpful examples of the editorial jargon used in writing workshops,...


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...


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;...


The Fly-Fisher's Companion: A Fundamental Guide to Tackle, Casting, Presentation, Aquatic Insects, and the Flies that Imitate Them

by Darrel Martin

This book grew from the author's desire to consolidate the many teachings that he uses in his popular fly-fishing classes. It is a textbook that includes concise and selective commentary on tackle, casting,...


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...


The Little Red Book of Very Dirty Words

by Alexis Munier

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,...


The Big Black Book of Very Dirty Words

by Alexis Munier

Airplane Blonde. Intercorpse. Prostitot. Queef. Rainbow Kiss.

There's a big world of obscenity out there--and you'll explore every profane nook and cranny in this compilation. We're talking about more than 2,000...


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...