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Devil's Dictionary

by Ambrose Bierce Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
11/2018
ISBN:
9781851245079
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

DIPLOMACY, n. The patriotic art of lying for one's country. In 1881 Ambrose Bierce, journalist and former soldier...

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Barrel of Monkeys: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Animals

by Samuel Fanous Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851244454
Format:
Hbk 144 pages

Were all familiar with a flock of sheep but what are the collective nouns for racehorses, pigs, zebras or giraffes? Drawing on...

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Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

by Cynthia Barrett Lyons Press
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781493042272
Format:
Pbk 192 pages

The origins of a remarkable number of everyday words and phrases are anchored in our seafaring past. Three Sheets to the Wind:...

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Funniest Things Ever Said, New and Expanded

by Steven Price Lyons Press
Pub Date:
11/2019
ISBN:
9781493041190
Format:
Pbk 344 pages

Here are 1,237 laugh-out-loud quotes, quips, and jokes, all in one packed-to-the-brim volume. Yes, folks, sit back and enjoy this...

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Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write

by Helen Sword Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9780674737709
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

From the author of Stylish Academic Writing comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take...

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Information Now: A Graphic Guide to Student Research

by Matt Upson, C Michael Hall and Kevin Cannon University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780226095691
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

Every day researchers face an onslaught of irrelevant, inaccurate, and sometimes insidious information. While new technologies...

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Dramatic Writer's Companion: Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories 2ed

by Will Dunne University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780226494081
Format:
Pbk 352 pages

In just eight years, The Dramatic Writer's Companion has become a classic among playwrights and screenwriters. Thousands have...

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Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools 8ed

by Richard Paul and Linda Elder Rowman and Littlefield
Pub Date:
12/2019
ISBN:
9781538134948
Format:
Pbk 48 pages

This powerful book introduces core critical thinking concepts and principles as an empowering problem-solving framework for every...

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Character, Scene, and Story: New Tools from the Dramatic Writer's Companion

by Will Dunne University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780226393506
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Will Dunne first brought the workshop experience down to the desk level with The Dramatic Writer’s Companion, offering practical...

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First English Dictionary 1604: Robert Cawdrey's 'A Table Alphabeticall'

by Robert Cawdrey Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851243884
Format:
Pb+ 160 pages

Here is a real treat for lovers of English the very first dictionary in our language. Contrary to popular opinion, this honour...

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How to Lie with Maps 3ed

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2018
ISBN:
9780226435923
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

An instant classic when first published in 1991, How to Lie with Maps revealed how the choices mapmakers make - consciously or...

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But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?: Advice from the Chicago Style Q&A

by University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9780226370644
Format:
Hbk 112 pages

Q. Is it "happy medium" or "happy median"? My author writes: "We would all be much better served as stewards...

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Victorian Dictionary of Slang and Phrase

by J Redding Ware Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851244485
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Acutely aware of the changes in English usage at the close of the Victorian era, the lexicographer James Redding Ware (1832-1909)...

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First English Dictionary of Slang 1699

by B E Gent Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851243877
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Written originally for the education of the polite London classes in canting the language of thieves and ruffians should they...

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Paris in Quotations

by Jaqueline Mitchell Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9781851244102
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

“We’ll always have Paris,” croons Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca to a young Ingrid Bergman. F. Scott Fitzgerald commented that...

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