An Almanac Of Words At Play

Author: Willard R. Espy
Publisher: Crown Pub
Size: 35.64 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

Yellow Woman And A Beauty Of The Spirit

Author: Leslie Marmon Silko
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439128324
Size: 16.24 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.

The Game Of Words

Author: Willard R. Espy
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 9781579123246
Size: 68.83 MB
Format: PDF
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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: 12.84 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: 58.99 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 Is For Abigail

Author: Lynne Cheney
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442424087
Size: 10.36 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 Primer Of Humor Research

Author: Victor Raskin
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110198495
Size: 50.92 MB
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... 1998, was the best-known collector and commentator on word play Among
his books are An Almanac of Words at Play ... Another Almanac ofWords at Play (
1980), and Have a Word on Me (1981) He viewed words as living organisms as


Author: Austin Smith
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400848032
Size: 57.35 MB
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" By turns exhilarating and disquieting, this is a remarkable debut from a distinctive new voice in American poetry. ______ From Almanac: THE MUMMY IN THE FREEPORT ART MUSEUM Austin Smith ?

A Doubter S Almanac

Author: Ethan Canin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 081299678X
Size: 66.46 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.

Tyrannosaurus Lex

Author: Rod L. Evans Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101588632
Size: 13.17 MB
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Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology—the pursuit of word puzzles or puzzling words—featuring: •A wealth of witty anagrams, palindromes, and puns •Clever paraprosdokians: sentences with surprising ...