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Words Gone Wild: Puns, Puzzles, Poesy, Palaver, Persiflage, and Poppycock
3.71
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
International Dictionary of Obscenities: A Guide to Dirty Words and Indecent Expressions in Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian
3.56
not set
Mar 03, 2012
 
Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde, the Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need to Know When You Speak Francais
4.30
not set
Mar 03, 2012
 
The Language Wars: A History of Proper English
3.65
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
The Dean's English: A Criticism on the Dean of Canterbury's Essays on the Queen's English (1865)
4.00
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
3.71
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Schott's Quintessential Miscellany
3.85
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us
3.54
Dec 28, 2011
Feb 05, 2012
 
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners
3.44
Jan 29, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity
3.74
Aug 08, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
There's a Word for It: The Explosion of the American Language Since 1900
3.50
Oct 25, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
I Love It When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech
3.41
Oct 25, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
3.82
Oct 02, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Secret Language: Codes, Tricks, Spies, Thieves, and Symbols
3.18
Aug 16, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World
3.73
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
 
Ser Y Estar: El Sistema Atributivo Del Español
3.00
Dec 2009
Apr 21, 2010
 
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
3.77
Feb 2010
Feb 01, 2010
 
Walking English: A  Journey in Search of Language
3.78
Jan 02, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
Hablar Por Los Codos
4.50
Nov 05, 2009
Nov 05, 2009
 
I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World
3.14
Sep 11, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
 
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
4.39
Jul 05, 2009
Jul 05, 2009
 
In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language
4.08
Jun 10, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
 
Slang: The People's Poetry
3.50
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
Speaking of Animals: A Dictionary of Animal Metaphors
2.50
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Introduction to Montague Semantics
4.24
not set
Feb 05, 2009
 
The Hutchinson Dictionary of Difficult Words
3.50
not set
Feb 01, 2009
 
Mo' Urban Dictionary: Ridonkulous Street Slang Defined
3.86
not set
Feb 01, 2009
 
They Have a Word for It
3.81
not set
Feb 01, 2009
 
The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English: A Crunk Omnibus for Thrillionairs and Bampots for the Ecozoic Age
3.20
not set
Feb 01, 2009
 
Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary
3.17
not set
Feb 01, 2009
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