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All In a Word: 100 Delightful Excursions into the Uses and Abuses of Words
Vivian Cook.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935554226.  Daedalus Item Code: 41068
 
How do we learn words as a child? How are words coined, and why do they die out? Why are some never spoken, and others never written? British linguistics professor Vivian Cook—author of ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618701728.  Daedalus Item Code: N7049
 
In addition to updated usage information from a usage panel of more than 200 experts—including Harold Bloom, Garrison Keillor, Maxine Kumin, and Nina Totenberg—this fourth edition of the American ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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Dictionary of Accounting Terms: Barron's Business Guides, Fifth Edition
Jae K. Shim & Joel G. Siegel.
Publisher: Barrons.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764143106.  Daedalus Item Code: 43221
 
This fifth edition of the popular quick-reference dictionary defines more than 2500 accounting, auditing, compliance, and tax-related terms. It covers financial accounting and reporting, managerial ... (Read More)
 
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Dutch: Biography of a Language
Roland Willemyns.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199858712.  Daedalus Item Code: 50825
 
More than 22 million people speak Dutch—primarily in the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, and the Antilles. Roland Willemyns here offers a well-researched and highly readable survey of the Dutch ... (Read More)
 
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How to Speak Brit: The Quintessential Guide to the King's English, Cockney Slang, and Other Flummoxing British Phrases
Christopher J. Moore.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408986.  Daedalus Item Code: 59073
 
Oscar Wilde once said the British have "everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." After all, even fluent English speakers can be at sixes and sevens when told to pick ... (Read More)
 
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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing
Liz Williams.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843177135.  Daedalus Item Code: 42875
 
From the early Greek philosophers to the novels of Jane Austen, letter-writing has played a defining role in shaping our culture and our civilization. And while e-mails and text messages may be ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters of Great Men and Women
Ursula Doyle, ed.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330515139.  Daedalus Item Code: 42876
 
From the private papers of Beethoven and Lord Byron to those of Anne Boleyn and Queen Victoria, this anthology collects some of the most romantic letters in history. Passion, jealousy, hope, and ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Easy Learning German in a Click

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780877795605.  Daedalus Item Code: 31139
 
Learn the essentials of German for everyday situations in just 12 steps with this interactive online language system from Merriam-Webster. You'll be able to listen to conversations between native ... (Read More)
 
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Modern Chinese: A Second Course
Faculty of Peking University.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486241555.  Daedalus Item Code: 04351
 
This is the second volume of a widely respected course in modern (Mandarin) Chinese, containing Lessons 31–72. It covers basic sentence patterns, word order, complementary particles, and more, with ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Mini Thesaurus: Fourth Edition
Sara Hawker & Lucy Hollingworth, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199692620.  Daedalus Item Code: 50767
 
Expeditious, encyclopedic, and eminently transportable, this Lilliputian thesaurus is just the thing when one's pocket, bag, or cramped quarters should contain a resource for 50-cent words. Within ... (Read More)
 
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