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I Never Knew There Was a Word For It

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2010 - 800 pages
From 'shotclog', a Yorkshire term for a companion only tolerated because he is paying for the drinks, to Albanian having 29 words to describe different kinds of eyebrows, the ...
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The Wonder of Whiffling: (and other extraordinary words in the English language)

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2009 - 256 pages
The Wonder of Whiffling is a hugely enjoyable, surprising and rewarding tour of English around the globe (with fine coinages from our English-speaking cousins across the pond ...
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Stolen Treasure

Lachman Mehta - Biography & Autobiography - 2012
Stolen Treasure is a book almost 70 years in the writing! This collection of observations, quotes, proverbs, witticisms and rules for living have guided the author since his ...
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Not Without The Truth

Kay David - Fiction - 2012 - 174 pages
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Signs, Omens and Superstitions

Astra Cielo - 1996 - 159 pages
1918 Contents: Popular Superstitions; Wedding Superstitions; Rings; Lucky & Unlucky Days & Seasons; Signs of Good or Bad Luck; Lucky & Unlucky Omens; Influences of Mythical ...
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Irish Blood, English Heart, Ulster Fry: Return Journeys to Ireland

Annie Caulfield - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 304 pages
Annie Caulfield's early years were spent by the seaside in Ireland. However, the family shifted to Sixties London and soon she wasn't sure who she was - was she English, was ...
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The Blessings of Bhutan

Russell B. Carpenter, Blyth C. Carpenter - History - 2002 - 186 pages
"The authors now live in a log house in a Douglas Fir forest next to Oregon's McKenzie River. In addition to publishing books on natural history, they are active in many forms ...
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