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That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words and Their Tangled Histories
That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words and Their Tangled Histories
By Ten Speed Press
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ean: 9780399581274, isbn: 0399581278,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse.   Even the most erudite among us use words like...


Disney Parks Presents: Jungle Cruise: Purchase Includes a CD with Narration!
Disney Parks Presents: Jungle Cruise: Purchase Includes a CD with Narration!
By Disney Press
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ean: 9781484709856, isbn: 1484709853,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Enjoy the pun-omenal jokes written by the Walt Disney Imagineers and the Jungle Cruise skippers from the world-famous Jungle Cruise attraction. Guests board a boat and travel with a witty and experienced skipper to exotic rivers of the world, and lea...


The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
By Penguin Books
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mpn: 42195030, ean: 9780143127796, isbn: 0143127799,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
 “Charming and erudite," from the author of Enlightenment Now, "The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem.” —Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English langua...


The Cynical Anaesthetist: A compendium of acronyms, euphemisms and definitions of a medical nature
The Cynical Anaesthetist: A compendium of acronyms, euphemisms and definitions of a medical nature
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781512135732, isbn: 1512135739,

A compendium of acronyms, euphemisms and alternative definitions of a medical nature. All heavily laced with sarcasm and a trace of wit. An assortment of classic aphorisms is included for good measure. This little book will appeal to all of those hea...


Savage Sword of Conan Volume 17
Savage Sword of Conan Volume 17
By Dark Horse Books
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ean: 9781616553685, isbn: 1616553685,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
"Fighting is not the only strategy of war." Outnumbered many times over, Conan and his mercenary army retreat to a walled city where safety is assured . . . as is starvation within the enemy horde's encircling stranglehold. But the city holds a horri...


Copycat: and a Litter of Other Cats
Copycat: and a Litter of Other Cats
By Akashic Books
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mpn: illustrations (colour), ean: 9781617752704, isbn: 1617752703,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
"Each page is delightful. These are premium cat drawings, quite worthy of this handsome hardcover book."--Newcity Lit"David Yow is part punk, part cat lady."--Brooklyn Paper"Fortunately, if you’ve been looking for a less embarrassing thing than Cat...


Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens (A Math Adventure)
Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens (A Math Adventure)
By Charlesbridge
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ean: 9781570917271, isbn: 1570917272,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure about place-value and counting by tens. Sir Cumference and Lady Di planned a surprise birthday party for King Arthur, but they didn’t expect ...


A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery: The Case of the Poached Egg
A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery: The Case of the Poached Egg
By CRESTON
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ean: 9781939547309, isbn: 193954730X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
When Penny goes missing from the nest, Wilcox and Griswold are called in to track her down. Was the egg stolen by a rival for The Most Round in the Spring Egg-stravaganza? Was she used in a carrot cake or scrambled by a hungry porker? Or was she held...


Rat's Wars: A Pearls Before Swine Collection
Rat's Wars: A Pearls Before Swine Collection
By Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing
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ean: 9781449429362, isbn: 144942936X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Acerbic, biting, and hilarious, Pearls Before Swine entertains with its mocking of human nature depicted by a Rat, a Pig, and a cast of predators and prey."Pearls Before Swine,  the oft-snarky comic that features a kind-hearted pig, a rat with the m...


Nichijou, 6
Nichijou, 6
By Vertical Comics
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ean: 9781942993650, isbn: 194299365X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
standard surrealityMio finally has her dream come true. Ms Nakamura ends up in a nightmare situation after discovering the shinonome lab. The Princess goes on a rampage to recover wood cubes. Mai makes a new friend, and nio makes a heartbreaking disc...


D C-T!
D C-T!
By Penguin Press
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ean: 9780735223196, isbn: 073522319X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
A joy-inducing illustrated book about New York City in the ingenious style of William Steig's classic CDB!Just as there are few cities as storied and replete with life as New York City, there are few illustrators or writers who have charmed as many g...


The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 22: 100 World-Famous Crossword Puzzles
The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 22: 100 World-Famous Crossword Puzzles
By HarperCollins UK
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ean: 9780008241308, isbn: 0008241309,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
The latest book in this exciting series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging Cryptic Crossword, offering an enjoyable and stimulating way to while away your free time. Addictive, taxing and compelling, this book is packed w...


The Snark Bible: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and So Much More
The Snark Bible: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and So Much More
By Dorfman Lawrence
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mpn: 1510717870, ean: 9781510717879, isbn: 1510717870,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Offer praise at the altar of snarkiness! The lord of snark, Lawrence Dorfman, is back! With this treasury of backhanded compliments, sarcastic insults, and catty comebacks, Dorfman gives us transformative wisdom that’s sure to change your life—or...


The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World
The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World
By Ten Speed Press
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mpn: 44565627, ean: 9781607749332, isbn: 1607749335,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of Lost in Translation and Eating the Sun, a charming illustrated collection of more than fifty expressions from around the globe that explores the nuances of languageFrom the hilarious and romantic to the...


The Snuggle is Real: A Have a Little Pun Collection
The Snuggle is Real: A Have a Little Pun Collection
By Chronicle Books
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ean: 9781452171371, isbn: 1452171378,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Shark! Who goes there? In this all-new collection of vibrantly illustrated wordplay from artist Frida Clements, lovely flora and fauna drawings meet funny hand-lettered sayings and offer fresh ways to have a little pun. With everything from cheep thr...


The Indispensable Dictionary of Unusual Words: Over 6,000 Obscure and Preposterous Words to Know, Learn, and Love
The Indispensable Dictionary of Unusual Words: Over 6,000 Obscure and Preposterous Words to Know, Learn, and Love
By Brand: Skyhorse Publishing
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ean: 9781616086503, isbn: 1616086505,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
From aasvogel (the South African vulture) to knurry (full of knots), from melangeur (a machine for making chocolate syrup) to zumbooruk (a small cannon fired from the back of a camel), the words in this book are guaranteed to expand your vocabulary a...


Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover
Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143110132, isbn: 0143110136,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
From Drop Caps to Deluxes, Penguin Creative Director Paul Buckley presents a visual overview of the innovative covers that have put Penguin Classics at the forefront of the book design worldWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Cove...


Pirate's Perfect Pet
Pirate's Perfect Pet
By Candlewick Press MA
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ean: 9780763672881, isbn: 0763672882,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Ahoy! Pirates, pets, and puns run amok as a swaggering, softhearted captain takes off on a mad search for the perfect animal sidekick.Big, brave Captain Crave can check off most items on the handy Be Your Best Buccaneer checklist. He has a pirate shi...


Have a Little Pun: 16 Notecards and Envelopes
Have a Little Pun: 16 Notecards and Envelopes
By Chronicle Books
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mpn: 16 cards + envelopes in a box with lift-, ean: 9781452144177, isbn: 1452144176,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Artist Frida Clements' beautiful illustrations of flora and fauna paired with witty hand-lettered puns will brighten up correspondence for any occasion with such colorful sayings as "You're So Coo," "Hay There," "Fawned of You," "Hey Gull Friend," "G...


Chip Kidd: Book Two
Chip Kidd: Book Two
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847860081, isbn: 0847860086,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
FOREWORD INDIES Book of the Year Awards — 2017 GOLD Winner for ArtAccording to the Huffington Post, “Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design.” At the forefront of a revolution in publishing, Kidd’s iconic covers, in large part inspired...



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