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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: Clichés: What They Mean and Where ...
Nigel Fountain.
 
Publisher: Reader's Digest
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ISBN: 9781606525678
Daedalus Item Code: 61575
 
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AA Phrase Book German with CD

 
Publisher: AA Publishing
Format: paperback & CD
ISBN: 9781552675465
Daedalus Item Code: 61420
 
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Origin of Everyday Things: The Amazing Anecdotes Behind Everyday Items from Aztec Chewing Gum to American Zippers
Johnny Acton, Tania Adams & Matt Packer.
Publisher: Think Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845250485.  Daedalus Item Code: 61292
 
For history buffs, science students, pop culture fans, or trivia mavens, this book is a lively compendium of origins for more than 300 sayings, stories, objects, phenomena, and superstitions that we ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes into TV
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781607101819.  Daedalus Item Code: 60367
 
Channel-surf your way through more than 400 all-new pages (plus a few BRI classics) with this television-themed edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, and discover the origins of your ... (Read More)
 
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You Say Potato: A Book About Accents
Ben Crystal & David Crystal.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447249696.  Daedalus Item Code: 61515
 
Everyone has an accent, though many of us think that we don't. We all have our likes and dislikes about the way other people speak, and everyone has something to say about "correct" pronunciation. ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Genius
Keith Souter. Fiona McDonald, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780752458687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61297
 
At any party, there's always someone who stands out from the crowd because he or she speaks more intelligently and tells better jokes than nearly anyone else. If you've ever wished you were as ... (Read More)
 
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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt: World of Art
Toby Wilkinson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500203965.  Daedalus Item Code: 61087
 
This engaging encyclopedic reference offers more than 1,000 entries on ancient Egypt—from gods and goddesses to everyday domestic objects—illustrated with 163 color photographs and another 153 black ... (Read More)
 
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Keywords for Modern India
Craig Jeffrey & John Harriss.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199665648.  Daedalus Item Code: 60922
 
What have such English terms as "civil society," "democracy," "development," or "nationalism" come to mean in an independent India, and how have their meanings and uses changed over time? Why are ... (Read More)
 
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More Women's Wicked Wit: Over 2000 Scintillating Quotations from Mary Shelley to Courtney Love
Michelle Lovric.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781853755675.  Daedalus Item Code: 61257
 
This follow-up to Women's Wicked Wit contains some 2,000 of not only the scintillating quotations mentioned in the subtitle, but also acerbic retorts and saucy one-liners by some of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Joy of Less: A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify
Francine Jay.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452155180.  Daedalus Item Code: 69201
 
"Minimalism isn't about emptiness for the sake of emptiness," notes MissMinimalist.com founder and host Francine Jay, "but rather making room to move freely, think clearly, and open ourselves to the ... (Read More)
 
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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
Mary Norris.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393352146.  Daedalus Item Code: 69194
 
(Named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal) New Yorker staffer Mary Norris has spent nearly four decades maintaining ... (Read More)
 
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I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches
Ferdie Addis.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606524701.  Daedalus Item Code: 61596
 
A great speech can transform the mood of a nation, and sometimes even the world. This compact handbook recounts 35 such times when the words of a single person—priest, pope, peasant, slave, soldier, ... (Read More)
 
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