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#1
The Queen's English: An A to Zed Guide To Distinctively British Words
C.J. Moore.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606523254.  Daedalus Item Code: 40655
 
One need never be flummoxed again. From "chips" and "crumbs" to "spending a penny," here is an indispensable guide to surviving and thriving in the tricky byways of the English language as the ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Back in the Day: 101 Things Everyone Used to Know How to Do
Michael Powell.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454910701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52049
 
How would you survive if one day you woke up and found yourself transported centuries into the past? Even if you have no intention of traveling back in time—other than in your own imagination—this ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Oxford French Mini Dictionary: Fifth Edition

Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199692644.  Daedalus Item Code: 50764
 
This trés petit French-English/English-French dictionary—less than 3 1/2 inches wide—lists more than 100,000 words, phrases, and translations. Headwords and examples are given in blue, making ... (Read More)
 
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#5
Math for Grownups: Relearn the Arithmetic You Forgot from School
Laura Laing.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440512636.  Daedalus Item Code: 51932
 
Don't you wish now that you'd paid more attention in math class? Particularly when you're trying to calculate a fair tip or the discounted price on a new washer and dryer, or compute the odds that ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Samuel R. Wells's How to Behave: The Classic Pocket Manual of Good Manners and Model Behavior
Samuel R. Wells.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440556340.  Daedalus Item Code: 51937
 
Originally published in New York in 1857, this treatise by Samuel Wells—a noted phrenologist and an early promoter of vegetarianism—has taught thousands of men and women how to build and project a ... (Read More)
 
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#7
Very Simple Chinese: An Introduction to Mandarin
Kim Winfield.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905299478.  Daedalus Item Code: 51596
 
This engagingly direct and simple lesson book introduces Mandarin Chinese to the uninitiated. Using light-hearted cartoons to support the teaching visually, the handbook makes the intimidating ... (Read More)
 
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#8
How to Become an Intellectual: 100 Mandatory Maxims to Metamorphose into the Most Learned of Thinkers
Nick Kolakowski.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440535307.  Daedalus Item Code: 51931
 
If you assume you need a PhD in Greek and Roman philosophy from an Ivy League school to call yourself an intellectual, you might reconsider your supposition. Feel free to envy the alphabetical ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home: 175 Recipes to Make Eco-Friendly Products
Casey Kellar.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440202414.  Daedalus Item Code: 51933
 
The founder and former CEO of RainShadow Labs and RainCountry Naturals, chemical designer and compounder Casey Kellar has been involved in the beauty and home fragrance industry for decades. Here she ... (Read More)
 
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#10
The Great American Trivia Book: In Facts We Trust
Daniel Adams.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440573606.  Daedalus Item Code: 51930
 
Who was the first president born outside the original 13 colonies? Which American writer was the first to win the Nobel Prize for literature? And in the early 20th century, could you really buy a ... (Read More)
 
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