Katherine Fry; Rowena Kirton
Agitated about apostrophes? Struggling with spelling? Dithering over dangling participles? Stumped by the subjunctive? This title guides you through the perils, pitfalls and problematic aspects of the English language, with...
Offering a helping hand to the perplexed and the infatuated alike, this book takes us on a tour into the secret life of words. It begins with a Master Puzzle...
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Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time
In the Middle Ages, it was believed they had come out of Egypt. And yet their language shares a number of words with Greek, and has its roots in India...
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers
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Translated from Spanish. English title:' The time in between'.
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