To some extent, everyone plays with language and uses it as a form of recreation as well as a means of communication. Recognizing that the creation of true wit is a subjective endeavour, Richler suggests that the commission of language...
- Author:Richler, HowardSummary:
- Author:Waitley, DenisSummary:
Using the science of word order, multiple voices, and exclusive music written and recorded to help you listen and learn, WordMaster is specifically programmed to maximize your vocabulary building with minimum time and effort. In place...
- Author:Popkin, DavidSummary:
Builds vocabulary by presenting the entertaining histories behind the core words we need for more effective communication and comprehension.
- Author:Gordon, PeterSummary:
Wordsmiths unite! This new book is tailor-made for everyone who enjoys the English language. Author Peter Gordon has transformed a formidable collection of adages, pop phrases, advertising slogans and book and song titles into...
- Author:Davidsen, KatherineSummary:
This is a compact and user-friendly Indonesian to English dictionary. The Tuttle Compact Indonesian Dictionary is a totally new bidirectional dictionary which provides English speakers with the very latest and most concise definitions...
- Author:Minkus, KimSummary:
Tuft: "A bunch (natural or artificial) of small things, usually soft and flexible, ...fixed or attached at the base." - OED With Tuft, Kim Minkus takes us on flights of poetic fancy into futures where we "observe the green elite" and "...
- Author:Graff, GeraldSummary:
- Author:Wells, H. G.Summary:
An unnamed Time Traveller visits the year 802,701 and finds two unusual races whose ways of life lead him to question the social and financial assumptions of his own era. Packed with adventure, romance and a great deal of social...
- Author:Crystal, DavidSummary:
In this unique new history of the world's most ubiquitous language, the foremost expert on linguistics David Crystal draws on the 100 words that best illustrate the huge variety of developments and events that have shaped our vernacular...
- Author:Bryson, BillSummary:
Covering the entire history of the English language, we learn about the quirks and byways of the world's most important and baffling language. Among other things, it examines unphonetic spelling and many so-called "rules...
- Author:Aaron, Jane E.Summary:
- Author:Celce-Murcia, MarianneSummary:
- Author:Strunk, WilliamSummary:
Hailed for its directness and clever insight, this unorthodox textbook was born from a professor's love for the written word and perfected years later by one of his students--famed author E.B. White. Ever since its first publication in...
- Author:Richardson, BillSummary:
When night falls, a peculiar thief steals each letter of the alphabet, creating a topsy-turvy world as she goes.
- Author:Lynn, StevenSummary:
- Author:Safari, J. F.Summary:
This handy book is a beginner's complete course in the Swahili language, designed especially for foreigners. The book is a result of the author's many years of teaching experience. It is divided into two parts: part one covers...
- Author:McCrum, RobertSummary:
- Author:Dollahite, Nancy E.Summary:
- Author:Goobie, BethSummary:
Will Sophie speak up about the abuse at home?