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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 1851-2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
 
For over a 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 form ... (Read More)
 
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100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618493333.  Daedalus Item Code: 52623
 
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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2012 Big Road Atlas of Europe

Publisher: A.A. Media.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780749571115.  Daedalus Item Code: 50007
 
Produced by Britain's largest travel publisher, this large, wire-bound atlas is designed for the British motorist in Europe, but it is also ideal for armchair travelers, readers, writers, and anyone ... (Read More)
 
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AA Phrasebook/Spanish

Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780749556693.  Daedalus Item Code: 32501
 
With more than 2,000 commonly used words and essential phrases, this compact book covers all the subjects and situations you are likely to encounter on your visit, from reserving a room for the night ... (Read More)
 
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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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Ambrose Bierce's Write It Right: The Celebrated Cynic's Language Peeves Deciphered, Appraised, and Annotated for 21st-Century Readers
Ambrose Bierce & Jan Freeman.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717689.  Daedalus Item Code: 31864
 
Best known for his Devil's Dictionary, journalist and professional cynic Ambrose Bierce was also a maven of English usage, and in 1909 he gave us Write It Right: A Little Blacklist of ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Children's Science Dictionary: New Updated Edition
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780547333168.  Daedalus Item Code: 52625
 
With more than 2600 definitions of key concepts, terms, events, and personalities in the world of science and scientific exploration, this illustrated dictionary serves as a one-volume encyclopedia ... (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 American Heritage Thesaurus

Publisher: Delta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385338783.  Daedalus Item Code: 13834
 
This thesaurus offers more than 20,000 entries and 150,000 synonyms, with hundreds of "core synonym" guides—sidebars that highlight shades of meaning in a group of related synonyms—as well as cross ... (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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Back in the Day: 101 Things Everyone Used to Know How to Do
Michael Powell.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454910701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52049
 
How would you survive if one day you woke up and found yourself transported centuries into the past? Even if you have no intention of traveling back in time—other than in your own imagination—this ... (Read More)
 
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