The Dimwit's Dictionary, 3rd Edition by Robert Hartwell Fiske

By Robert Hartwell Fiske

Whereas a witticism is a shrewdpermanent comment or word -- certainly, the peak of expression -- a "dimwitticism" is the speak; it's a general comment or word. Dimwitticisms are tired phrases and words; they're expressions that uninteresting our cause and dim our perception, formulation that we depend on after we are too lazy to specific what we expect or maybe to find how we consider. The extra we use them, the extra we conform -- in concept and feeling -- to each person else who makes use of them.

The Dimwit's Dictionary, 3rd Edition, is a compilation of millions of dimwitticisms (clichés, colloquialisms, idioms, slang, and so on) that individuals communicate and write unendingly.
"Mr. Fiske is, briefly, a enthusiast, an extremist who it appears believes that transparent language is our simply desire for transparent suggestion, that boring language deadens the brain and dampens the mind's eye, felicitous word is excellent news, robust prose sort is a present to be cultivated and loved, that not anything, no, not anything on the earth exceeds language in its importance to the human firm. because it occurs, i think in all this, too, which makes it an honor to salute a fellow enthusiast and need him and his e-book the good luck either deserve." -- From the foreword by way of Joseph Epstein

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The Dictionary English-Arabic by Karim, Said, Eduard Farah

By Karim, Said, Eduard Farah

Normal & clinical dictionary of language and phrases. comprises clinical phrases: scientific, mathematical, actual, chemical, informatics & basic engineering. With pronunciration transcript. For the good thing about Arab clients, the dictionary additionally encompasses a record of abnormal English verbs including their earlier stressful and prior participle.

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An A-Z of English Grammar and Usage by Geoffrey N. Leech

By Geoffrey N. Leech

Книга рассчитана на все группы пользователей, так как описывает базовые принципы английской грамматики. В книге в простой форме описываются все базовые правила языка, кроме того для всех грамматическим терминов даны пояснения и описания так, что даже новичку будет несложно разобраться в правилах языка. Дополнительным плюсом является использование общераспространенных тем, которые обычно не встречаются в других книгах: как извиниться или поблагодарить в той или иной ситуации, какие существуют нюансы.

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My First Yiddish Word Book by Joni Sussman, Pépi Marzel

By Joni Sussman, Pépi Marzel

Do you know that Yiddish is written in Hebrew letters yet stated extra like German? Introduce your children to their mama loshen (mother tongue) and open the door to their cultural history! the fundamental Yiddish vocabulary contains greater than a hundred and fifty phrases for family, items in the house and college, colours and numbers. each one thought is gifted with a vibrant photo, the Yiddish observe, and the interpretation and transliteration. The once-thriving language, spoken by way of thousands, is present process a revival, and youngsters will get pleasure from studying to talk the colourful tongue.

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The New Unger's Bible Dictionary by Merrill F. Unger, Visit Amazon's R. K. Harrison Page, search

By Merrill F. Unger, Visit Amazon's R. K. Harrison Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, R. K. Harrison,

Unger’s Bible Dictionary has been one of many bestselling Bible dictionaries out there considering the fact that its advent in 1957. Now this commonly used vintage is extra precious than ever. 

Updated and increased by way of revered Bible professionals together with R.K. Harrison, Howard F. Vos, and Cyril J. Barber, The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary is filled with the most up-tp-date scholarship. More than 67,000 entries are supplemented with specific essays, colourful images and maps, and dozens of charts and illustrations to augment your figuring out of God’s Word.

Although this quantity relies at the New American Standard, large cross-referencing makes it worthy with all significant Bible translations, together with the hot overseas, King James, and New King James versions.

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The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry by Thomas A. Schwandt

By Thomas A. Schwandt

In this Fourth Edition of The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry Thomas A. Schwandt presents a advisor to the phrases and words that support form the origins, goal, common sense, which means, and strategies of the practices often called qualitative inquiry. This variation positive aspects 20 extra phrases in addition to a restructured Reader’s advisor. Key references were up-to-date and choose phrases and words from earlier versions were reorganized and tremendously elevated. jointly, the dictionary entries offer a advisor to the methodological and epistemological ideas and theoretical orientations of qualitative inquiry. This distinct source is perfect for readers who're navigating quite a few views on qualitative inquiry, engaged on a qualitative dissertation, or are launching their very own investigations into the problems covered.

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Street Talk-1: How to Speak and Understand American Slang by David Burke

By David Burke

Highway speak 1 includes greater than 1,150 well-known American slang phrases and expressions...the phrases and words heard daily that do not regularly make feel. while you are pressured through American English and want to communicate and comprehend like a local, you must learn this e-book! road speak 1 is the 1st self-teaching ebook on American slang that's written for the non-native speaker. Readers will examine the "inside" language that's heard in daily conversations, on the videos, at the radio, and visible in books, magazines, and ads. This usually mysterious language of slang and idioms is obviously defined via dialogues, pronunciation information, notice video games, and illustrations.

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Grammar and Vocabulary: A Resource Book for Students by Howard Jackson

By Howard Jackson

Routledge English Language Introductions disguise middle parts of language research and are one-stop assets for students.Assuming no past wisdom, those books supply an obtainable evaluate of the topic, with actions, research questions, pattern analyses, commentaries and key readings – all within the related quantity. The leading edge and versatile 'two-dimensional' constitution is outfitted round 4 sections – creation, improvement, exploration and extension – which provide self-contained levels for learn. each one subject can be learn throughout those sections, allowing the reader to construct progressively at the wisdom gained.Grammar and Vocabulary: covers the middle parts of the topic: phrases and sentences, observe periods, be aware constitution, slots and fillers, sentence styles, clause and word, grammar ideas, and vocabularies attracts on a variety of actual texts from newspaper articles, advertisements, poems, and internet sites presents vintage readings by way of key names within the self-discipline, comparable to Halliday, Quirk, Ayto, and Trudgill. this is often an available and ordinary textbook for all scholars of English language and linguistics. The accompanying site to this e-book are available at

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A History of Roget's Thesaurus: Origins, Development, and by Werner Hüllen

By Werner Hüllen

Roget's word list was once first released in 1852 and has become essentially the most recognized and widely-used reference works on this planet. this can be the 1st account of its genesis. Werner Hüllen contends that synonymy (words with related meanings) is a characteristic of language with out which shall we now not speak. He describes the advance within the idea and perform of synonymy from Plato to the 17th century, while the 1st English synonym dictionaries started to appear. Roget's word list, the 1st synonym dictionary prepared in topical order, represents an vastly major height during this improvement. This ebook exposes the conceptual framework at the back of the word list and indicates the way it will be interpreted as a predecessor of linguistic semantics.

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