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The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition: Innuendo, Irony, and Ill-Advised Insults on Intimacy
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702506.  Daedalus Item Code: 52441
It had to happen. Some of the snarkiest barbs ever recorded have been inspired by the subject of sex, and here the Snark Handbook lowers itself (and moves a little to its left) to scoop up every ... (Read More)
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The New York Times Front Pages 18512012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
Over the past century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions ... (Read More)
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100 Words for Foodies
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547239682.  Daedalus Item Code: 52624
From Aioli to Zabaglione, and from Bain-marie to Tagine, this informative, pocket-sized guide testifies to our enduring love of food. Covering a wide array of dishes, ingredients, and preparation ... (Read More)
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The American Heritage Science Dictionary
Steven Kleinedler, senior ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618455041.  Daedalus Item Code: 52190
Clearly written and illustrated with 380 black and white photos and drawings, this dictionary covers all the major fields of science in 8,500 entries, from the fundamentals of chemistry, physics, ... (Read More)
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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
David J. Peterson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126461.  Daedalus Item Code: 59565
In this insider's tour through the construction of invented languages like those heard in films and on television, David Peterson explains language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, ... (Read More)
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Cassell's German-English Dictionary
Compiled by H.-C. Sasse, J. Horne & Charlotte Dixon.
Publisher: Wiley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780020248507.  Daedalus Item Code: 52627
Ideal for traveling, studying, or tracking down written meanings, this compact German-English dictionary offers more than 35,000 entries covering daily conversation as well as technical and ... (Read More)
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Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever
Kathy Benjamin.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440557071.  Daedalus Item Code: 44065
The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but here humorist and trivia maven Kathy Benjamin unearths the rich, often dark history of funeral rites around the world. From having a portrait ... (Read More)
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The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
Mark Forsyth.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848315983.  Daedalus Item Code: 53284
Based on a BBC Radio 4 program, Mark Forsyth's Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you ... (Read More)
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I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot From School
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451822.  Daedalus Item Code: 53954
If you no longer can identify the capital of Chile or the names of the Bennet sisters in Pride and Prejudice; if you don't recall the basics of osmosis or the number of continents in the ... (Read More)
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Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage
Paul N. Hasluck.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616086787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52138
Originally published in 1905, with more than 200 engraved illustrations, this handbook covers everything from the basics of rope formation to tying useful knots, splicing rope, working with cordage, ... (Read More)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Ella Frances Sanders.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747109.  Daedalus Item Code: 59756
Not just a simple compendium of elusive foreign terms that defy translation, writer and illustrator Ella Frances Sanders here assembles more than 50 words from around the world that possess a deep ... (Read More)
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