Other Wordly

Author: Yee-Lum Mak
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452163111
Size: 13.18 MB
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Other-Wordly is an irresistible ebook for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.

The Illustrated Book Of Sayings

Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607749343
Size: 61.77 MB
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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.

Lost In Translation

Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448192463
Size: 56.91 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 Emotionary

Author: Eden Sher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0448493624
Size: 75.33 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: 39.89 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.

Let S Kill Uncle

Author: Rohan O'Grady
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408813807
Size: 55.33 MB
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Playful, dark and witty, Let's Kill Uncle is a surprising tale of two ordinary children who conspire to execute an extraordinary murder - and get away with it.

In Other Words

Author: Christopher J. Moore
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802718174
Size: 69.56 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.

Speaking In Tongues

Author: Ella Frances Sanders
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 147354534X
Size: 41.55 MB
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Or maybe you just wish everyone would stop ironing your head? Speaking in Tongues brings the weird, wonderful and surprising nuanced beauty of language to life with over fifty gorgeous watercolour and ink illustrations.

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544702522
Size: 48.37 MB
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Now a graphics editor, Katz harnessed the overwhelming response to that quiz to create Speaking American, an extraordinary and beautiful tour through the American vernacular. How do you pronounce "pecan"?