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It Just Slipped Out
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Russell Ash
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Headline Book Pub Limited

'Such was Catherine Morland at ten. At fifteen appearances were mending; she began to curl her hair and long for balls...' (Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey) 'Will it jerk me off?' (Margaret Thatcher, inspecting a field gun in the Falklands) 'You know, animals are very psychic. I mean, the least sign
Colouring Meaning
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Gill Philip
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-23 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Primarily focused on idioms and other figurative phraseology, Colouring Meaning describes how the meanings of established phrases are enhanced, refocused and modified in everyday language use. Unlike many studies of creativity in language, this book-length survey addresses the matter at several levels, from the purely linguistic level of collocation, through
Action and Character According to Aristotle
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Kevin L. Flannery
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-24 - Publisher: CUA Press

This book will appeal to professional scholars and graduate students with an interest in Aristotle s ethics and in ethics generally. It proposes comprehensive interpretations of some difficult passages in Aristotle s two major ethical works ( the Nicomachean Ethics and the Eudemian Ethics ). It brings to bear upon
Langenscheidt's standard German dictionary
Language: de
Pages: 1391
Authors: Heinz Messinger, Gisela Türck, Helmut Willmann
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Group

More than 120,000 references with information on the genitives and plurals of German nouns, irregular German verb forms as separate entries, and hundreds of new words.
Bound by Hope
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Leona M Xidas
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-15 - Publisher: iUniverse

As seventy-eight-year-old Penelope Daos watches the waves crash along the beach beside her Long Island home, she reminisces about her past. Her mind is full of secrets she kept from everyone, including her late husband and her family. These secrets have haunted her for the past fifty-eight years. She wonders