Categories Word Books and Dictionaries

Word Books and Dictionaries

Word Books and Dictionaries

Suduko, puzzle books, crosswords and crossword solvers, puns and pithy quotations, wordplay and all things semantic. A verbophiles delight for all wordsmiths and scribblers.

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DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS: Wordsworth
EDIT. BY CONNIE ROBERTSON    Book Number: 23928
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

The aim of this marvellous new edition is to provide the reader with, firstly, the means of finding a half-remembered phrase or reference. Secondly, examples of what has been said by the famous, th...

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GERMAN DICTIONARY
Unknown    Book Number: 56601
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

This is a compact, general-purpose dictionary covering nearly 95,000 words and suitable for everyday use by both English and German speakers at all levels of proficiency. English to German and Ge...

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HOBSON JOBSON: The Anglo-Indian Dictionary
HENRY YULE    Book Number: 60724
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

Hobson-Jobson is short-hand for the assimilation of foreign words to the sound pattern of the adopting language. Bungalow, pyjamas, verandah, curry, chintz, gingham, mango, junk and catamaran are a...
CONCISE ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Unknown    Book Number: 53404
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

Highly acclaimed for its competitive edge on other editions of its kind, this dictionary reflects the usage not just of the UK and the USA but also of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa a...

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WRITING NEWS FOR LOCAL RADIO
SIMON FORD    Book Number: 74758
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

Clear and convenient, this description of what to aim for when writing news for local radio is invaluable for anyone seeking down-to-earth guidance in a challenging and competitive profession. Her...
HIDDEN CODES AND GRAND DESIGNS:
PIERRE BERLOQUIN    Book Number: 74964
Published price: $14.95
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

Spanning more than two millennia, this astonishing book reveals history's ingenious covert communications and secret symbols and unlocks many of humankind's great encryption adventures and artistic...

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SNARK HANDBOOK CLICHÉS EDITION
LAWRENCE DORFMAN    Book Number: 75018
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

Sub-titled 'Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases and Other Misuses of the English Language'. A cliché is a phrase or expression that has been used so often that it has become over familiar or com...
WHY ME?: The Very Important Emails of Bob Servant
NEIL FORSYTH    Book Number: 75292
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

Bob Servant, the mischievous alter-ego of author, journalist and scriptwriter Neil Forsyth, is a true one-off comedy treasure, the equal, in the view of Barry Fantoni (and he should know!), of Pete...
CURIOUS: The Desire to Know
IAN LESLIE    Book Number: 75372
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

Some apes are capable of using symbols and can learn a vocabulary of over 200 words. They understand spoken language and can follow spoken instructions. But, and this is a big 'but', they never a...

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ENGLISH DICTIONARY: New Edition
GEDDES & GROSSET    Book Number: 75520
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

Appendices include commonly misspelt words and weights and measures after this invaluable dictionary of over 100,000 clear and accurate definitions. At 6½" x 9½" and in hardback, it is an elegant ...

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