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Dona Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart
Dona Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighbors–she lets the children use her flowers for trumpets, and the families use her leftover tortillas for rafts. So when a huge puma is terrifying the village, of course Flor is the one to investigate. Featuring Spanish words and phrases throughout, as well as a glossary, Pat Mora’s Dona Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of...

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Toponymity: An Atlas of Words
It’s no secret that America’s cookouts owe a lot to the exports of the European towns of Frankfurt and Hamburg, but we may not realize how much we’ve taken from two others: Budweis and Pilsen. Likewise, we know who to thank for Panama hats and Bermuda shorts. But did you know that Tuxedo Park, New York, brought Americans a staple of formal wear? Or that the Bikini Atoll ga It’s no secret that America’s cookouts...

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Sphinx: Roman
Une ancienne legende raconte que le sphinx devorait ceux qui echouaient a resoudre son enigme: qu’en sphinx cohabitaient du lion et de l’oiseau; et que sphinx devine se jeta du haut de quelque promentoire. A*** danse; je erre, la nuit. Sur fond de boites et de cabarets, a Paris, a New York. Leur histoire (amour) semble repeter la legende ancienne: aux jeux de je, A*** devie Une ancienne legende raconte que le sphinx devorait ceux...

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The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language
The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language is the first comprehensive descriptive grammar of English to appear for over fifteen years, a period which has seen immense developments in linguistic theory at all levels. The principal authors, Rodney Huddleston and Geoffrey Pullum, are among the world’s leading scholars in this area, and they have benefited from the expertis The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language is the first...

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Mondegreens: A Book of Mishearings
Readers may not be familiar with the expression, but they will certainly have suffered from mondegreens more often than they realize. The word was coined in 1954 by a writer who, as a girl, misheard the line from an old ballad, “laid him on the green,” as “Lady Mondegreen.” Most people have heard of the famous mondegreen, “send three-and-fourpence,we’re going to a dance,” Readers  may not be familiar...

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The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP
Dreamweaver CS4 is a massive step forward in terms of integration with the rest of the CS4 suite (Flash, Fireworks, Photoshop, etc.), and also includes whole host of exciting features of its own. The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP concentrates on getting the most out of Dreamweaver CS4, rather than going into every menu item and toolbar icon. Th Dreamweaver CS4 is a massive step forward in terms of integration...

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The Language of Children
The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition, 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of ‘satellite’ titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topic The Intertext series has been specifically designed to...

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Real English: The Grammar Of English Dialects In The British Isles
This is a series about language in the real world, and about the relationships between language, society and social change. Books in the series will draw on natural language data from a wide range of social contexts and will take a critical approach to each subject, challenging current orthodoxies and dealing with familiar topics in new ways. Read...

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La Gloire de mon pere
Je suis ne dans la ville d’Aubagne, sous le Garlaban couronne de chevres, au temps des derniers chevriers.” Ainsi commence l’autobiographie de Marcel Pagnol, immortel auteur de La Trilogie marseillaise, La Femme du boulanger, entre autres savoureuses histoires a l’accent chantant. On decouvre ici l’enfance du jeune Marcel et sa decouverte des collines enchantees des enviro Je suis ne dans la ville...