You Re Saying It Wrong

Author: Ross Petras
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578099
Size: 46.71 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.

You Re Saying It Wrong

Author: Ross Petras
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578080
Size: 56.17 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.

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544702522
Size: 45.99 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"?

Judgmental Maps

Author: Trent Gillaspie
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250142695
Size: 77.71 MB
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Or if you’re visiting Chicago, you might want to see the Magnificent Mile, but not know it’s right next to where “Suburbanites Buy Drugs” and “Retired Mafioso.” This is where Judgmental Maps comes in – a no holds barred look ...

Other Wordly

Author: Yee-Lum Mak
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452163111
Size: 22.96 MB
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Other-Wordly is an irresistible ebook for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.

Wretched Writing

Author: Kathryn Petras
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101624973
Size: 76.89 MB
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Wretched writing is the lowest of the low; it is a felonious assault on the English language.

Speaking American

Author: Richard W. Bailey
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 019517934X
Size: 45.61 MB
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Investigates the history and continuing evolution of American English, from the 16th century to the present, to celebrate the endless variety and remarkable inventiveness that have always been at the heart of our language.

Why We Do The Things We Do

Author: Joel Levy
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1782434100
Size: 46.12 MB
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In Why We Do the Things We Do, Joel Levy unlocks the important studies and theories in a series of simple questions and answers that shine new and uncomplicated light on the important aspects of psychology, and demystifies the key questions ...