The Elements Of Eloquence

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698168097
Size: 35.72 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: 24.66 MB
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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 Elements Of Eloquence

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Interlink Books
ISBN: 1848316224
Size: 22.54 MB
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The idiosyncratic, erudite and brilliantly funny new book from Mark Forsyth

The Etymologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101611766
Size: 27.57 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: 41.23 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 Horologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101605766
Size: 35.35 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 Gift Of The Gab

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300219415
Size: 25.34 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 ...

You Talkin To Me

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654258
Size: 13.30 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.

Gwynne S Grammar

Author: N.M. Gwynne
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0385352948
Size: 44.83 MB
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Mr. Gwynne believes that happiness depends at least partly on good grammar—and Mr. Gwynne is never wrong. From the Hardcover edition.

The Elements Of F Cking Style

Author: Chris Baker
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429940212
Size: 73.18 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?").