An Almanac Of Words At Play

Author: Willard R. Espy
Publisher: Crown Pub
Size: 14.73 MB
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Collected and original acronyms, epigrams, graffiti, limericks, palindromes, riddles, puns, univocalics, and other word games and plays, in verse and prose, provide a month-by-month, day-by-day playground of linguistic swings and seesaws


Author: Willard R. Espy
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295972251
Size: 34.56 MB
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Yellow Woman And A Beauty Of The Spirit

Author: Leslie Marmon Silko
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439128324
Size: 37.63 MB
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Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit is written with the fire of necessity. Silko's call to be heard is unmistakable; there are stories to remember, injustices to redress, ways of life to preserve.

A Is For Abigail

Author: Lynne Cheney
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442424087
Size: 70.54 MB
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Filled to the brim with words and pictures that celebrate the remarkable (although often unmarked) achievements of American women, this is a book to relish and to read again and again.

The Game Of Words

Author: Willard R. Espy
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 9781579123246
Size: 61.21 MB
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Presented here are the wildest array of tongue twisters, brainteasers, and other mind-benders new and old, along with notes on their histories, tips on how to play them or solve them, and page after page of mind-boggling challenges you won ...

Ready Player One

Author: Ernest Cline
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446493830
Size: 65.81 MB
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' Guardian 'This book pleased every geeky bone in my geeky body. I felt like it was written just for me.' Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of The Wise Man's Fear 'I really, really loved Ready Player One .

Ben Franklin S Almanac

Author: Candace Fleming
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481417991
Size: 21.65 MB
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On one day in 1729 he published the first edition of the Pennsylvania Gazette; on another day he changed the Declaration of Independence by adding the famous words, "We hold these truths to be self-evident"; and it was all in a day's work ...

A Doubter S Almanac

Author: Ethan Canin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 081299678X
Size: 47.44 MB
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the author of America America and The Palace Thief, explores the nature of genius, rivalry, ambition, and love among multiple generations of a gifted family.

Smart Words

Author: Mim Harrison
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101051043
Size: 59.66 MB
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Espy, Willard R. The Best of an Almanac of Words at Play. Springfield, MA:
Merriam-Webster, 1999. Gooden, Philip. Faux Pas? A No-Nonsense Guide to
Words and Phrases from Other Languages. New York: Walker & Company, 2005.
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