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100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses & Misuses
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618493333.  Daedalus Item Code: 61882
 
Even if you pride yourself on your grammar and vocabulary, there's a chance that you may have confused "averse" with "adverse," or forgotten that "enormity" suggests evil deeds rather than largeness. ... (Read More)
 
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100 Words Every Fourth Grader Should Know
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544106116.  Daedalus Item Code: 61883
 
From "accommodate" to "zest," this user-friendly guide presents 100 words that may help fourth graders—or ambitious younger students—to become better speakers, readers, and writers. Here are concepts ... (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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21st Century Dodos: A Collection of Endangered Objects (and Other Stuff)
Steve Stack.
Publisher: Friday Project.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007484669.  Daedalus Item Code: 60391
 
Self-professed publisher, blogger, tea drinker, and cake eater Steve Stack—a.k.a. MeAndMyBigMouth blogger Scott Pack—here offers a charmingly nostalgic and opinionated catalogue of those objects that ... (Read More)
 
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AA Phrase Book German with CD

Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781552675465.  Daedalus Item Code: 61420
 
This pocketable phrase book is intended to help English speakers navigate practical situations in German. In such activities as ordering food and drink, booking accommodations, making conversation, ... (Read More)
 
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Amen to That!: The Amazing Way the Bible Influences Our Everyday Language
Ferdie Addis.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781621451075.  Daedalus Item Code: 61572
 
If you've ever sung along to Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust," referred to someone as "the salt of the earth," or observed "the writing on the wall," you've been quoting the Bible. No other book ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary: Third Edition
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780618857470.  Daedalus Item Code: 61884
 
This third edition of Abbreviations presents some 20,000 terms that appear in text messages, chat rooms, websites, sports statistics, travel brochures, airports, personal ads, and countless ... (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 the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern, ed.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 54894
 
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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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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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: Clichés: What They Mean and Where They Came From
Nigel Fountain.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606525678.  Daedalus Item Code: 61575
 
Some say you should avoid them like the plague, but why re-invent the wheel? Falling somewhere between the quote and the idiom, the cliché is a handy device for getting an established idea across ... (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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