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Eat Your Words: A Fascinating Look at the Language of Food
Baked Alaska, melba toast, hush puppies, and coconuts. You’d be surprised at how these food names came to be. And have you ever wondered why we use the expression “selling like hotcakes”? Or how about “spill the beans”? There are many fascinating and funny stories about the language of food?and the food hidden in our language! Charlotte Foltz Jones has compiled a feast of Baked Alaska, melba toast, hush puppies,...

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Plazas Text/Audio Cd Package: Lugar De Encuentro Para La Hispanidad
PLAZAS is the place where culture and language find common ground! This accessible introduction to Spanish uses the background of vibrant, Spanish-speaking cultures from around the world to expose you to the language as it is actually used in everyday conversation. With helpful visuals, contemporary examples, and carefully crafted grammar and vocabulary presentations, PLAZ PLAZAS is the place where culture and language find common ground!...

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Basic Japanese Grammar
This is a clear simple and compact guide to colloquial, everyday Japanese grammar. Basic Japanese Grammar teaches all the grammar you need to speak Japanese and understand simple spoken Japanese. Covering only what is essential, it provides an efficient way for learners who have limited time to learn Japanese and begin to communicate naturally with Japanese speakers. It is This is a clear simple and compact guide to colloquial, everyday...

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Salmonella Men on Planet Porno: Stories
This collection of marvelously off-kilter short stories – the American debut of acclaimed Japanese writer Yasutaka Tsutsui – portrays the consequences of a world where the fantastic and the mundane collide and throw the lives of ordinary men and women into disarray. In “The Dabba Dabba Tree” Tsutsui describes the hilarious side effects of a small conical tree that, when pla This collection of marvelously off-kilter short stories –...

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Klare taal
Geachte schrijver, Bloed, zweet en tranen. Wie schrijft, piekert zich soms suf. Hoe zijn gedachten het best formuleren om de lezer bij de kraag te vatten? Gelegenheidsschrijver, student, secretaresse, redacteur of verslaggever te velde…: ongetwijfeld bezorgt schrijven u wel eens een punthoofd. U voelt dat er iets aan uw tekst schort, maar weet niet hoe u dat kan verhelpen? Geachte schrijver, Bloed, zweet en tranen. Wie schrijft, piekert...

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Witch Grass
Seated in a Paris cafe, a man glimpses another man, a shadowy figure hurrying for the train: Who is he? he wonders, How does he live? And instantly the shadow comes to life, precipitating a series of comic run-ins among a range of disreputable and heartwarming characters living on the sleazy outskirts of the city of lights. Witch Grass (previously titled The Bark Tree) is Seated in a Paris cafe, a man glimpses another man, a shadowy figure...

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Fidget
The follow-up to the critically acclaimed No. 111, Fidget ruthlessly documents every movement made by Goldsmith’s body on Bloomsday (June 16) 1997 from 10 am to 11 pm. Literary critic Marjorie Perloff compares Fidget to ‘a Beckett prose text,’ and says many witty and intelligent things about it in her afterword. Read...

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Arabic (Teach Yourself)
Functional and fun, this course offers full pronunciation guides, grammar summaries, dialogues, cultural notes, vocabulary charts, and irregular verb tables. Ideal for complete language study from comprehension, to speaking and writing skills, to understanding the culture. Read...

Download Dictionary Of Americanisms: A Glossary Of Words And Phrases, Usually Regarded As Peculiar To The United States

Dictionary Of Americanisms: A Glossary Of Words And Phrases, Usually Regarded As Peculiar To The United States
A rediscovered classic of American slang-now with a Foreword by bestselling language maven Richard Lederer, author of Anguished English and The Miracle of LanguageFrom abisselfa to yourn, John Russell Bartlett’s groundbreaking Dictionary of Americanisms celebrated the language of a budding nation, whose rebellious declaration of independence was most evident in its own evo A rediscovered classic of American slang-now with a Foreword by...