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Words Gone Wild: Puns, Puzzles, Poesy, Palaver, Persiflage, and Poppycock
3.86
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0
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
International Dictionary of Obscenities: A Guide to Dirty Words and Indecent Expressions in Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian
3.79
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Mar 03, 2012
 
Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde: the Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need to Know When You Speak Francais
4.13
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Mar 03, 2012
 
The Language Wars: A History of Proper English
3.67
it was ok
1
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
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Feb 09, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything
3.77
0
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Schott's Quintessential Miscellany
3.92
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Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us
3.59
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5
Dec 28, 2011
Feb 05, 2012
 
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners
3.51
it was ok
1
Jan 29, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity
3.84
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Aug 08, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
There's a Word for It: The Explosion of the American Language Since 1900
3.58
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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
3.44
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Oct 25, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
3.88
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10
Oct 02, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Secret Language: Codes, Tricks, Spies, Thieves, and Symbols
3.29
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1
Aug 16, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World
3.68
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2
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
 
Ser Y Estar: El Sistema Atributivo Del Español
3.00
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Dec 2009
Apr 21, 2010
 
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English
3.77
it was ok
19
Feb 2010
Feb 01, 2010
 
Walking English: A Journey in Search of Language
3.87
it was ok
1
Jan 02, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
Hablar Por Los Codos
4.33
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Nov 05, 2009
Nov 05, 2009
 
I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World
3.25
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Sep 11, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
 
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
4.37
it was amazing
4
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
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1
Jun 10, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
 
Slang: The People's Poetry
3.35
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2
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
Speaking of Animals: A Dictionary of Animal Metaphors
3.33
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1
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Introduction to Montague Semantics
4.26
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Feb 05, 2009
 
The Hutchinson Dictionary of Difficult Words
4.00
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Mo' Urban Dictionary: Ridonkulous Street Slang Defined
3.94
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Feb 01, 2009
 
They Have a Word for It
3.85
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English: A Crunk Omnibus for Thrillionairs and Bampots for the Ecozoic Age
3.07
it was ok
1
not set
Feb 01, 2009
 
Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary
3.45
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Feb 01, 2009
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