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Crazy English: The Ultimate Joy Ride Through Our Language

The author claims that English is "the most loopy and wiggy of all tongues." And then he demonstrates: "In what other language do people drive in a parkway and park in a driveway? ... Why our nose can run and our feet can smell? Why do they call them apartments when they're all together?"

He alights on oxymorons ("pretty ugly," "computer jock"), redundancies, confusing words, retroactive terms (acoustic guitar, rotary phone), and a host of other linguistic delights.

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Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners

This helpful text introduces you to hundreds of essential words and helps you quickly build the skills and confidence needed to use them correctly in conversation.

Many useful exercises provide you with word-building practice.

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Choose the Right Word: A Contemporary Guide to Selecting the Precise Word for Every Situation

This unique blend of thesaurus, dictionary, and manual of English usage defines, compares, and contrasts words of similar but not identical meaning, such as "infer" and "imply". When do you use each one and why?

More than 6,000 synonyms are included.

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The Miracle of Language

Here there are tributes to heroes of the English language like Shakespeare or Lewis Carroll.

But the author also shows that English isn't perfect, however: It's sexist (queens do not rule queendoms) and it lacks certain utilitarian words (what do we call the decade that followed the Nineties?).

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Fractured English

"Perhaps no one has more fun with the English language than Richard Lederer, " says Ann Lloyd Merriman of the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Now columnist and bestselling author Lederer presents another uncut, unpolished, and certifiably authentic collection of language blunders. Fractured English, almost twice as large as ANGUISHED ENGLISH, will leave word lovers roaring with laughter.

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Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay

The authors steer us away from problematic words and phrases (such as Aren't I); remind us of definitions we may have, er, confused (of, say, flotsam and jetsam, podium and lectern, prone and supine); and teach us to use comprise correctly.

A fun guide to the strange side of the English language.

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Brit-Think, Ameri-Think: A Transatlantic Survival Guide

This guide surveys a whole gamut of British-American divergences, from sex to food, from pets to religion, from sports to money, and from war to-most divergent of all-humor. Entertaining and invaluable, it has been updated to reflect changes in political, cultural, and social trends, and includes new chapters on cultural icons Oprah Winfrey and Bridget Jones, and on Brit-cool vs. Ameri-cool.

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