Other Wordly Words Both Strange And Lovely From Around The World

Author: Yee-Lum Mak
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452125341
Size: 25.53 MB
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Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first. Other-Wordly is an irresistible gift for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.

Other Wordly

Author: Yee-Lum Mak
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452163111
Size: 68.74 MB
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Other-Wordly is an irresistible ebook for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.

Lost In Translation

Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448192463
Size: 59.31 MB
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This is a collection full of surprises that will make you savour the wonderful, elusive, untranslatable words that make up a language.

The Illustrated Book Of Sayings

Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607749343
Size: 12.20 MB
Format: PDF
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Lost in Translation comes this charming illustrated collection of more than fifty expressions from around the globe that explore the nuances of language.

The Emotionary

Author: Eden Sher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0448493624
Size: 64.18 MB
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Then, one day, she decided that, whenever she had an emotion for which she had no word, she would make one up. The result of this is The Emotionary, which lives at the intersection of incredibly funny and very useful.

You Re Saying It Wrong

Author: Ross Petras
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578099
Size: 52.92 MB
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With wit and good humor, this handy little book not only saves us from sticky linguistic situations but also provides fascinating cocktail-party-ready anecdotes.

In Other Words

Author: Christopher J. Moore
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802718174
Size: 49.99 MB
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In Other Words is a unique collection of well-known and absolutely obscure "untranslatables"-linguistic gems that convey a feeling or notion with satisfying precision yet resist simple translation.

Literary Wonderlands

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Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 0316547735
Size: 37.43 MB
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Each piece includes a detailed overview of the plot and a "Dramatis Personae." Literary Wonderlands is a fascinating read for lovers of literature, fantasy, and science fiction. Laura Miller is the book's general editor.