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Let a Simile be Your Umbrella

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 388 pages
This twelfth collection from the Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist's "On language" column from the "New York Times Magazine" dissects curious coinages, trends, and ...
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In Love with Norma Loquendi

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 368 pages
The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist describes his lifelong fascination with Norma Loquendi--common speech--in a collection of columns that celebrates the mysteries and ...
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Quoth the Maven: More on Language from William Safire

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 352 pages
The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist discusses contemporary figures of speech, from witty stories about expressions such as "kiss and tell" and "stab in the back" to the ...
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Language Maven Strikes Again

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 447 pages
Good news! America’s master wordsmith strikes again with a new collection of erudite, witty, provocative, sometimes barbed, frequently hilarious “On Language” columns ...
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Watching My Language:: Adventures in the Word Trade

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 320 pages
America's most entertaining language maven is back with more words to live by in his latest exploration of hot catchphrases, syntactical controversies, and other matters of ...
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You could look it up: more on language

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1988 - 357 pages
William Safire is the world's most widely read writer on the English language, and this collection of pieces drawn from his "On Language" column for The New York Times is ...
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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 1157 pages
A compendium of more than two hundred classic and modern speeches includes Orson Welles eulogizing Darryl F. Zanuck, George Patton exhorting his D-Day troops, King Edward VIII ...
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No Uncertain Terms: More Writing from the Popular "On Language" Column in ...

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 384 pages
Examines and provides comments on language trends while tracing the origins of timely words and phrases that discuss such topics as technology, entertainment, and everyday life.
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The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time: Wit and Wisdom from the ...

William Safire - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 448 pages
For the past twenty-five years Americans have relied on Pulitzer Prize-winning wordsmith William Safire for their weekly dose of linguistic illumination in The New York Times ...
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