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Everything Explained Through Flowcharts: Including Tips for World ...
Doogie Horner.
 
Publisher: Harper
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Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 ...
John Ayto.
 
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Ballyhoo, Buckaroo, and Spuds: Ingenius Tales of Words and Their Origins
Michael Quinion.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781588342195.  Daedalus Item Code: 44278
 
With engaging wit and considerably more authority than most self-described word mavens, OED contributor and WorldWideWords.org host Michael Quinion demonstrates here that the real story of a ... (Read More)
 
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The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple
Richard Elwes.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781848661653.  Daedalus Item Code: 50279
 
Does math intimidate you? The good news is that just a handful of central ideas and techniques can carry you a very long way. With straightforward diagrams and chapters on decimals, fractions, ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus
Mary W. Cornog, Amy K. Harris Van Vranken & Amy West, eds.
Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780877796404.  Daedalus Item Code: 50597
 
Seeing this one-volume combination of the two most useful word resources into a fully integrated reference, you might wonder why they all aren't made this way. It defines more than 57,000 words based ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464482.  Daedalus Item Code: 43949
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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The Bedside Baccalaureate: The Second Semester: A Handy Daily Cerebral Primer to Fill in the Gaps, Refresh Your Knowledge & Impress Yourself & Other Intellectuals
David Rubel, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454901938.  Daedalus Item Code: 44106
 
Structured much like an actual semester of college—though without the parties and poor nutritional choices—this sequel to The Bedside Baccalaureate offers another 20 classes, grouped into four ... (Read More)
 
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Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home: 175 Recipes to Make Eco-Friendly Products
Casey Kellar.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440202414.  Daedalus Item Code: 44066
 
The founder and former CEO of RainShadow Labs and RainCountry Naturals, chemical designer and compounder Casey Kellar has been involved in the beauty and home fragrance industry for decades. Here she ... (Read More)
 
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Spell It Out: The Curious, Enthralling, and Extraordinary Story of English Spelling
David Crystal.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250056122.  Daedalus Item Code: 59214
 
Why is English spelling so difficult? Why do so many of us think of ourselves as bad spellers? Why is there a silent b in debt, and where do all those oughs come from? And why ... (Read More)
 
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The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life
Martin Oliver & Alexandra Johnson.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976348.  Daedalus Item Code: 50059
 
Ideal for the young adult preparing for a newly independent life—or anyone who needs or prefers to be more self-reliant—this little handbook offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for 50 ... (Read More)
 
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The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia with CD-ROM
Brij V. Lal & Kate Fortune, eds.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: book & CD-ROM.
ISBN: 9780824822651.  Daedalus Item Code: 50747
 
(A 2001 Choice Outstanding Academic Title) This substantive encyclopedia surveys in detail the islands and peoples of the Pacific, including their physical environments, history, ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Pocket Spanish-English Dictionary: A Handy Guide to Essential Spanish and English Vocabulary

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780877795193.  Daedalus Item Code: 50598
 
This pocketable guide to essential Spanish and English vocabulary offers 40,000 entries with English pronunciations given in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), as well as sections on the ... (Read More)
 
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