The Elements Of Eloquence

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698168097
Size: 27.85 MB
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In an age unhealthily obsessed with the power of substance, this is a book that highlights the importance of style.

The Elements Of Eloquence

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848316224
Size: 43.18 MB
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He also writes beautifully.' David Marsh, Guardian In an age unhealthily obsessed with substance, this is a book on the importance of pure style, from the bestselling author of The Etymologicon and The Horologicon.

The Etymologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101611766
Size: 39.39 MB
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You’re about to find out… The Etymologicon (e-t?-‘mä-lä-ji-kän) is: *Witty (wi-te\): Full of clever humor *Erudite (er-?-dit): Showing knowledge *Ribald (ri-b?ld): Crude, offensive The Etymologicon is a completely unauthorized ...

Elements Of Wit

Author: Benjamin Errett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698153863
Size: 53.63 MB
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Elements of Wit is an engaging book that brings together the greatest wits of our time, and previous ones from Oscar Wilde to Nora Ephron, Winston Churchill to Christopher Hitchens, Mae West to Louis CK, and many in between.

The Gift Of The Gab

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030021426X
Size: 16.50 MB
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In the core analysis of the book, Crystal offers an extended and close dissection of Barack Obama's electrifying "Yes we can" speech of 2008, in which the president demonstrated full mastery of virtually every element of eloquence--from the ...

You Talkin To Me

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654258
Size: 30.61 MB
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Along the way, he tells the stories of its heroes and villains, from Cicero and Erasmus, to Hitler, Obama - and Gyles Brandreth.

The Horologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101605766
Size: 28.58 MB
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The Horologicon (or book of hours) contains the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to what hour of the day you might need them.

The Elements Of F Cking Style

Author: Chris Baker
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429940212
Size: 16.91 MB
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This book addresses everything from common questions ("What the hell is a pronoun?") to philosophical conundrums ("Does not using paragraphs or periods make my thesis read like it was written by a mental patient?").

A Christmas Cornucopia

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 024197755X
Size: 14.12 MB
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Luckily, like a gift from Santa himself, Mark Forsyth is here to unwrap this fundamentally funny gallimaufry of traditions and oddities, making it all finally make sense - in his wonderfully entertaining wordy way.

Tyrannosaurus Lex

Author: Rod L. Evans Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101588632
Size: 77.87 MB
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Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology—the pursuit of word puzzles or puzzling words—featuring: •A wealth of witty anagrams, palindromes, and puns •Clever paraprosdokians: sentences with surprising ...