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When the World Spoke French
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Marc Fumaroli; Richard Howard
 
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E-Z American Sign Language
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David A. Stewart; Elizabeth Stewart
 
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Gobbledygook: A Dictionary That's 2/3...
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Quentin Parker
 
Provides the reader with many obscure, outdated, and outrageous words. This title is suitable for the readers who want to know more about words like 'galliardise', 'telestich', and 'quidnunc'.
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Memorial
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Alice Oswald
 
Matthew Arnold praised the "Iliad" for its 'nobility', as has everyone ever since - but ancient critics praised it for its enargeia, its 'bright unbearable reality'. This translation presents it...
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Not Enough Room to Swing a Cat: Naval...
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Martin Robson
 
'As the crow flies","cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey"- many terms like these are used in everyday English language conversation and writing.
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The Toad and the Donkey: An Anthology...
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Geraint Jennings; Yan Marquis
 
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John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought
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Gordon Campbell; Thomas N. Corns
 
The first biography of Milton based on original research for 40 years, and first to take account of new thinking about 17th-century England. Milton is seen here as flawed, passionate...
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Dictionary of Word Origins
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Linda Flavell; Roger Flavell
 
Words are the building blocks of language, but their derivations are often stories in themselves. With entries from accolade to zoo and including such disparate items as blackmail, fiasco, influence...
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In the Land of Invented Languages
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Arika Okrent
 
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William Hazlitt: The First Modern Man
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Duncan Wu
 
Duncan Wu's fascinating portrait of William Hazlitt - the first fully-researched biography, and the first to cover Hazlitt's entire life - reveals one of the greatest journalists in the language...
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Newman: A Short Introduction
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Owen Chadwick
 
In this classic short study, reissued with a new preface to celebrate Newman's beatification, Owen Chadwick examines the many aspects of Newman's thought and writings, especially his views about faith...
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Globish: How the English Language...
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Robert McCrum
 
Including information about English language, culture, history and power, this title traces the way that the English language as twisted and turned in response to the way the world has...
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I'm not hanging noodles on your ears
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Bhalla, J.
 
Idioms are often hilarious, and they provide a wonderful window on how different cultures see the world. Whether you are a linguist or just a lover of words and ...
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Cheri Cheri
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Colette
 
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