The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels (Star Wars) by Bill Smith

By Bill Smith

"THAT'S NO MOON! it is a house STATION."
But it wasn't simply any area station--it used to be the main recognized conflict station in motion picture background, the dying superstar, only one of the handfuls of high-tech marvels which are present in the flicks, the books, the comics, the video games, and far and wide the big name Wars epic keeps.
STAR WARS(c): the fundamental advisor TO autos AND VESSELS
* good points specific info at the most crucial spaceships, cars, and
battle machines within the big name Wars universe.
* Describes the improvement and historic significance of every vehicle.
* comprises unique illustrations with each one access for fast visible reference.
* Brings you recent at the most modern starcraft expertise utilized by the recent
Republic, its allies, and its enemies.
THESE ARE THE SHIPS USED TO shuttle, discover, AND triumph over THE size AND BREADTH OF THE superstar WARS GALAXY.

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The Oxford Thesaurus: An A-Z Dictionary of Synonyms by Laurence Urdang

By Laurence Urdang

This can be the 1st accomplished glossary of present English to be released via Oxford college Press. Headwords are without problems present in an A-Z directory, and a whole synonym index permits readers to discover synonyms which aren't additionally headwords.

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A Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins by Alec Gilmore

By Alec Gilmore

This Dictionary is designed to extend wisdom of Bible origins, introduce readers to the range of models and manuscripts that lie at the back of the general English translation(s). It additionally offers, in alphabetical order, 'student notes' on texts, types, manuscripts, individuals, areas and terminology, protecting the origins of the Hebrew Bible, the hot testomony and the English Bible, together with fresh translations. more often than not, this publication will facilitate a extra clever realizing of the Bible between lay humans via removal many of the mystique and prejudices linked to it. Entries are actual, no longer evaluative, and mirror modern biblical scholarship. it is a convenient reference device for somebody in any respect attracted to the Bible.

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Bubba speak: Texas folk sayings by W.C. Jameson

By W.C. Jameson

Passed down through oral culture, Texas folks sayings are expressive, special, beneficial, pleasant, fairly descriptive, commonly weird and wonderful, and consistently exciting. "Bubbas" have a manner of speaking that may depart the remainder of us pondering what is been acknowledged. a lot of the colourful language of those rural people harks again to the early days of Texas settlers, and has been in use ever considering the fact that. pass into any small Texas city, take a seat within the neighborhood cafe at breakfast time, and you'll good listen nearly each word during this booklet. Bubba communicate is sort of required analyzing for somebody new to the country of Texas. just like the overseas language books that we stock abroad, this publication will allow the customer to speak or even comprehend many of the dialog. So "set a spell" as you are taking an expedition throughout the colourful language and expressions of Bubba communicate. learn those expressions out loud -- they sound larger that manner.

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A Dictionary of Varieties of English by Raymond Hickey

By Raymond Hickey

A Dictionary of types of English offers a complete directory of the unique dialects and different types of English spoken during the modern world.

  • Provides a useful creation and advisor to present examine developments within the field
  • Includes definitions either for the varieties of English and areas they function, and for terms and concepts derived from a linguistic research of those varieties
  • Explores very important examine concerns together with the transportation of dialects of English, the increase of ‘New Englishes’, sociolinguistic investigations of varied English-speaking locales, and the research of language touch and change.
  • Reflects our elevated know-how of worldwide kinds of English, and the advances made within the research of sorts of the language in fresh decades
  • Creates a useful, informative source for college students and students alike, spanning the wealthy and various linguistic forms of the main broadly approved language of foreign communication

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Watch Your Language: Mother Tongue And Her Wayward Children by Robert Gorrell

By Robert Gorrell

So much language experts appear to come to not compliment English, yet to bury it; they consistently warn us of the approaching dying of our mom tongue. to not fear, says Robert Gorrell. during this energetic, playful occasion of the thrill and tool of language, he issues to the entire symptoms that exhibit English to be alive and good, and, like all different residing factor, consistently evolving. Gorrell's aim isn't really rather a lot to chastise the errant speaker or author because it is to foster an appreciation of phrases and the easiest how one can use them. therefore, whereas he offers transparent, concise causes of why convinced usages are inelegant or mistaken, Gorrell is additionally unafraid of reproaching different specialists over utilization debates he feels are picayune - stating, for instance, that one author of a well-liked language guide units forth a dictum at the makes use of of "that" and "which" that he himself then violates a couple of paragraphs later. Watch Your Language! covers a big selection of issues of curiosity to all aficionados of English, from political doublespeak to spelling, from etymology to puns and wordgames. all through, Gorrell invitations readers to percentage his love for phrases and his relish the ways that they are often used, performed with, or maybe amusingly abused. For, he feels, it's this type of affection and playfulness, greater than any dry adherence to strict formulations, that would deliver to our writing and conversing the glint and vivacity which are crucial components of fashion.

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Emotion Amplifiers by Angela Ackerman

By Angela Ackerman

While writing fictional characters, it’s highly very important to show their feelings successfully so readers should be drawn in and turn into invested in these characters. The Emotion glossary: A Writer’s advisor to personality Expression used to be written to aid writers exhibit the standard and intensity in their characters’ emotions via their strategies, physique language, and visceral reactions. yet there also are how one can enlarge what a personality is feeling, thereby heightening their emotional responses.

In Emotion Amplifiers, a better half consultant to The Emotion word list, we discover 15 universal states that evidently provoke emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, affliction, soreness, and severe starvation can push characters to the restrict, compromising their decision-making talents and reducing the possibility of them attaining their ambitions. Emotion Amplifiers is a handy gizmo for any author wishing to tighten the screws on their characters and amp up the strain of their tales.

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