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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

Don Watson

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Paperback

The level of customer-centric vigilance remains below acceptable benchmarks and weasel words continue to fill our mailboxes,... [more]

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The Good Book: A Humanist Bible

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The Good Book: A Humanist Bible

A C Grayling

Reference works; History; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Ethics & moral philosophy; Comparative religion; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Hardback

Published on the four hundredth anniversary of the King James Bible, The Good Book is a work of extraordinary audacity from... [more]

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Mary Norris

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Paperback

The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. [more]

$22.99

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The Greeks Had a Word for it: Words You Never Knew You Can't Do Without

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The Greeks Had a Word for it: Words You Never Knew You Can't Do Without...

Andrew Taylor

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Whether it's the Norwegian forelsket or the Indonesian jayus, this title features a smorgasbord of words from around the world.... [more]

$27.99

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

John Barron

Reference; Media studies

Paperback

Get all the facts ...if you can handle the truth. Does Australia take the highest number of refugees per capita in the world?... [more]

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

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Includes facts such as: Orchids can get jetlag; lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time; there are 177,147 ways to... [more]

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

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The Herbalist's Bible: John Parkinson's Lost Classic Rediscovered

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The Herbalist's Bible: John Parkinson's Lost Classic Rediscovered

Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal

Reference works; Medicine; Family & health; Traditional medicine & herbal remedies

Hardback

A lost classic of Western herbalismrediscovered and restored with 200 full-color images. Herbalist to King Charles I, John... [more]

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A History of Food in 100 Recipes

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A History of Food in 100 Recipes

William Sitwell

Literary essays; Reference works; History: specific events & topics; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes; National & regional cuisine

Hardback

A riveting narrative history of food as seen through 100 recipes, from ancient Egyptian bread to modernist cuisine. Culinary... [more]

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

Emeritus Chair Department of History University of Derby Ian Barnes, Josephine Bacon

World atlases & world maps; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Judaism; Jewish studies

Paperback

The history of the Jewish people is as turbulent as it is ancient, and this atlas explores the historic struggles of the Jews,... [more]

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The CIA World Factbook 2016

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The CIA World Factbook 2016

Central Intelligence Agency

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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this factbook is full of complete and up-to-date information on the world's countries. This... [more]

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Pogue's Basics: Life

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Pogue's Basics: Life

David Pogue

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Following the success of the New York Times bestselling Pogue's Basics: Tech comes the next book in the series Pogue's Basics:... [more]

$29.99

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Completely Fact

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Completely Fact

John Barron

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Get the facts, not the spin, in this compelling new book from the ABC's fact check team. Does halal certification fund terrorism... [more]

$24.99

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Holy Cow!: Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers - Splendid Animal Words and Phrases

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Holy Cow!: Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers -...

Boze Hadleigh

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Paperback

We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes,... [more]

$18.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Gyles Brandreth

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Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners,... [more]

$22.95

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The Third QI Book of General Ignorance

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The Third QI Book of General Ignorance

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray

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Who invented the sandwich? What was the best thing before sliced bread? Who first ate frogs' legs? This book gathers 180 questions... [more]

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The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

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The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Jennifer Speake

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This unique and thoroughly revised collection contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, drawing on... [more]

$20.95

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Guinness World Records 2016 Gamer's Edition

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Guinness World Records 2016 Gamer's Edition

Guinness World Records

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The bestselling gaming annual is back! This is the must-have book for all gaming fans, featuring the latest records, top 10... [more]

$22.99

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A Certain je ne Sais Quoi: Words We Pinched from Other Languages

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A Certain je ne Sais Quoi: Words We Pinched from Other Languages

Chloe Rhodes

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A fascinating look at the meanings and origins of the many colourful foreign phrases we use every day. [more]

$12.95

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Avoid Them Like the Plague: A Book of Cliches

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Avoid Them Like the Plague: A Book of Cliches

Nigel Fountain

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Let's cut to the chase: cliches are a familiar part of the English language, but to be honest, many have been so over-used... [more]

$14.95

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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable Errors

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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable Errors

Simon Heffer

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

What is the difference between amend and emend, between imply and infer, and between uninterested and disinterested? When... [more]

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

Peter E. Meltzer

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With over twenty percent more material, a must for any lover of distinctive words. [more]

$35.95

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1,234 Qi Facts to Leave You Speechless

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1,234 Qi Facts to Leave You Speechless

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

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Includes facts such as Flowers get suntans; Denmark imports prisoners; Bees can fly higher than Mount Everest; The Republic... [more]

$22.99

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Pears' Cyclopaedia 2015-2016

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Pears' Cyclopaedia 2015-2016

Chris Cook

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Offers information on wide-ranging subjects as global events, Norse mythology and modern cinema. This edition includes entries... [more]

$55.00

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The Economist Pocket World in Figures

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The Economist Pocket World in Figures

The Economist

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The 25th annual edition of this perennial favourite has been completely updated, revised and expanded with many new features,... [more]

$24.99

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