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"Damfino!" Victorian Slang for Today

by Catriona Crombie

This fun little compilation of Victorian slang is a small shout-out for the return to modern-day English of some of the wonderful expressions in use during Victorian times. From 'arsy-varsy' to 'whiffler' and 'ziff', each word or expression is ...

ISBN: 9781326221386

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ISBN: 9784907278458

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101 Ways to Swear in English

A Lighthearted and Analytical Look at Bad Language in English

by Stephen W Bradeley

Welcome to my book of 101 Ways to Swear in English. An analytically and sometimes meta-analytically study of how we the English swear. Where those words originated from and why. Their origins and rise to fame and how we use them now, sometimes ...

ISBN: 9781468956504

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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence

by Francis Grose

<p>A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000306507

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20 Insider Tips: Learning English as a Second Language

by Lisa Buchanan

Get Informed! Don't miss out on 20 insider tips to help you learn or improve your English language skills.Find out the answers to frequently asked questions and the questions you should be asking. Receive practical advice from how much to expect

ISBN: 9781468933758

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5 Steps to a 5 AP English Language 2016, Cross-Platform Edition

by Barbara L. Murphy

<p><i><b>A 5-step program for success on the AP English Language exam. The unique Cross-Platform format enables you to study the entire program in print, online, or on a mobile device.</b></i></p> <p><i>5 Steps to a 5: AP English Language</i> ...

ISBN: 9780071844895

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801 Action Verbs for Communicators

Position Yourself First with Action Verbs for Journalists, Speakers, Educators, Students, Resume-Writers, Editors & Travelers

by Anne Hart

<i>801 Action Verbs</i> is for communicators, career developers, educators, students, journalists, editors, job-seekers, travelers, resume-writers, novelists, and speakers. Each set of the same 801 action verbs appear in English and several ...

ISBN: 9781532000737

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A Billion Voices: China's Search for a Common Language

China's Search for a Common Language

by David Moser

Mandarin, Guoyu or Putonghua? 'Chinese' is a language known by many names, and China is a country home to many languages. Since the turn of the twentieth century linguists and politicians have been on a mission to create a common language for ...

ISBN: 9781760143305

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A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

Words We Pinched From Other Languages

by Chloe Rhodes

English as we know it today is enriched with many borrowings and influences from other languages. Aficionado, chutzpah, pro bono, hoi polloi, ketchup, nous, zeitgeist - we use these foreign words every day without thinking of their origins, but ...

ISBN: 9781843176718

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A Creole Lexicon

Architecture, Landscape, People

by Jay Edwards & Nicolas Kariouk Pecquet du Bellay de Verton

<P>Throughout Louisiana's colonial and postcolonial periods, there evolved a highly specialized vocabulary for describing the region's buildings, people, and cultural landscapes. This creolized language -- a unique combination of localisms and ...

ISBN: 9780807146033

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A Creole Lexicon: Architecture, Landscape, People

by Edwards, Jay

<P>Throughout Louisiana's colonial and postcolonial periods, there evolved a highly specialized vocabulary for describing the region's buildings, people, and cultural landscapes. This creolized language -- a unique combination of localisms and ...

ISBN: 9780807138328

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A Critical Study of the Novels

Of Rokeya Shakwat Hossain Zeenuth Futehally Iqbalunnisa Hussain Tara Ali Baig Attia Hosain

by Dr. Roshan Benjamin Khan

This is a comparative study of the unaccredited yet formidable five major Indian Muslim women novelists: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossian, Zeenuth Futehally, Iqbalunnisa Hussain, Tara Ali Baig, and Attia Hossian. The book explores their work with regard ...

ISBN: 9781482867565

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A Day Apart

How Jews, Christians, and Muslims Find Faith, Freedom, and Joy on the Sabbath

by Christopher D Ringwald

The Sabbath is the original feast day, a day of joy and freedom from work, a holy day that allows us to reconnect with God, our fellows and nature. Now, in a compelling blend of journalism, scholarship and personal memoir, Christopher D. ...

ISBN: 9780190290115

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A Generative Lexicon Account of Bangla Complex Predicates

by Sanjukta Ghosh

This book is an attempt to provide a corpus based account of Bangla complex predicates and represent them in a structured lexicon suitable for further information processing useful in any Natural Language Processing (NLP) works. The framework ...

ISBN: 9781482847284

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A History of Applied Linguistics: From 1980 to the present

by de Bot, Kees

<P>How has Applied Linguistics been defined and how has the field of Applied Linguistics developed over the last 30 years? Who were the leaders that pushed the agenda? What are the core publications in the field? Who are the authors that have ...

ISBN: 9781317590118

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A Journal of Personal Exploration, Reflection and Discovery

by Eric Moon M.A.

<FONT face=Calibri size=3><FONT face=Calibri size=3> <P>As high tech as the world of personal communication is, it still relies on the written word to transfer thoughts and ideas. Writing a sentence solidifies a thought as well as records it so ...

ISBN: 9781449096069

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A Language and Power Reader

Representations of Race in a "Post-Racist" Era

by Robert Eddy & Victor Villanueva

<div> <p><i>A Language and Power Reader</i> organizes reading and writing activities for undergraduate students, guiding them in the exploration of racism and cross-racial rhetorics.<br> <br> Introducing texts written from and about versions of ...

ISBN: 9780874219258

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A Little Book of Language

by David Crystal

With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant. In this charming volume, a narrative history written explicitly for a

ISBN: 9781742231976

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A New Writing Classroom

Listening, Motivation, and Habits of Mind

by Patrick Sullivan

<div> <p>In <i>A New Writing Classroom</i>, Patrick Sullivan provides a new generation of teachers a means and a rationale to reconceive their approach to teaching writing, calling into question the discipline's dependence on argument.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780874219449

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A Rhetoric of Reflection

by Kathleen Yancey

<div>Reflection in writing studies is now entering a third generation. Dating from the 1970s, the first generation of reflection focused on identifying and describing internal cognitive processes assumed to be part of composing. The second ...

ISBN: 9781607325161

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