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Book of Insults & Irreverent Quotations

Descriere: Hundreds of affronts and indignities spoken by and about entertainers, athletes, artists, lawyers, l

Collins Dictionary of the English Language

Descriere: The new "Collins Dictionary of the English Language" is comprehensive and authoritative, providing an endlessly browsable "good read" for language lovers. Elegantly packaged with attractive yet durable binding, this is the perfect gift for the dictionary buff or language … Continue reading

When a Loose Cannon Flogs a Dead Horse There’s the Devil to Pay: Seafaring Words in Everyday Speech

Descriere: Here’s the scuttlebutt: Barge right in and swallow the anchor, and let’s chew the fat and splice the main brace till we’re three sheets to the wind. Listen, you son of a sea cook, I’m tired of minding my … Continue reading

M Series United States Folded 50×32

Descriere: Wake up any wall with Rand McNally’s M Series U.S.A. Map. A combination of bold colors and precise detail, this map is an invaluable reference tool for any home or classroom.Features include: — Color-matching relief that lets you trace … Continue reading

HarperCollins Pocket Chinese Dictionary

Descriere: The most up-to-date and easy-to-use pocket dictionary available Clear color layout for maximum ease of use More than 60,000 words, phrases, and authentic examples of Mandarin Chinese and English Comprehensive radical index Pinyin romanization of every entry for ease … Continue reading

Historical Atlas of Amer Crime

Descriere: The Historical Atlas of American Crime presents a geographic overview of the development of crime in

Bubble Gum and Hula Hoops: The Origins of Objects in Our Everyday Lives

Descriere: Oliver reveals the most unusual and unexpected stories behind household necessities, toys, common objects, and everyday items. This delightful volume is perfect for history hounds, language lovers, and trivia buffs.

Roget’s International Thesaurus

Descriere: The most up-to-date edition of the world’s bestselling thesaurus–the only thesaurus based on Peter Roget’s original reference classic of 1852–with more than 325,000 words, including more than 2,000 words and phrases newly added since 2001.

The Modern Girl’s Guide to Sticky Situations

Descriere: With warmth and wisdom, bestselling author Buckingham writes a third Modern Girl’s Guide on surviving headaches, e-mail gaffes, pickles, jams, and everyday emergencies–and this time, it’s available in a smaller, less expensive size.

The Annals and Parish Register of St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish, in South Carolina: From 1680 to 1884

Descriere: Maynard Michael Clark was a teenager lost in a world of depression. No one noticed the troubled girl

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