The Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words

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David R. Godine Publisher, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 111 pages
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The Superior Person's Book of Words (over 100,000 hardcover copies in print). In the words of the author, The format and the objectives are the same as before. I wish to equip the person in the street with new and better verbal weapons. Features 600 words. 15 line illustrations.
 

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Section 1
24
Section 2
34
Section 3
62
Section 4
76
Section 5
87
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About the author (1992)

Educationist, author and curmudgeon Peter Bowler spent many years in management before retiring with his wife to sub-tropical Queensland, where he continues to write and pursue his special interest in old recordings of the great singers of yesteryear. His published books include Human Remains, The True Believers, What A Way To Go, The Annotated Onomasticon and Your Child from One to Ten, not to mention his bestselling "Superior Person" series about weird and wonderful words.

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