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Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like a Skank: And Other Words of Delicate Southern Wisdom

Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like a Skank: And Other Words of Delicate Southern Wisdom by Celia Rivenbark
English | September 4th, 2007 | ASIN: B000V76ZZQ, ISBN: 0312339933, 0312339941 | 272 pages | EPUB | 0.28 MB

Celia Rivenbark's essays about life in today's South are like caramel popcorn–-sweet, salty, and utterly irresistible
TOEFL Power Vocab: 800+ Essential Words to Help You Excel on the TOEFL (College Test Preparation)

TOEFL Power Vocab: 800+ Essential Words to Help You Excel on the TOEFL (College Test Preparation) by Princeton Review
English | January 16th, 2018 | ASIN: B0713P16ZB, ISBN: 1524710709 | 256 pages | EPUB | 11.21 MB

800+ WORDS TO HELP YOU EXCEL ON THE TEST OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE!

Milton's Complex Words: Essays on the Conceptual Structure of Paradise Lost  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Jan. 16, 2018
Milton's Complex Words: Essays on the Conceptual Structure of Paradise Lost

Milton's Complex Words: Essays on the Conceptual Structure of Paradise Lost by Paul Hammond
English | November 23, 2017 | ISBN: 0198810113 | PDF | 480 pages | 2.4 MB

Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 14, 2018
Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words

Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words by Phil Cousineau
English | March 15th, 2010 | ASIN: B0097DHU86, ISBN: 1573444006 | 331 pages | EPUB | 1.42 MB

Who knew that the great country of Canada is named for a mistake? How about "bedswerver," the best Elizabethan insult to hurl at a cheating boyfriend? By exploring the delightful back stories of the 250 words in Wordcatcher, readers are lured by language and entangled in etymologies.

McGraw-Hill Education 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL, 2nd Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 14, 2018
McGraw-Hill Education 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL, 2nd Edition

McGraw-Hill Education 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL, 2nd Edition by Lynn Stafford-Yilmaz,‎ Lawrence Zwier
English | January 7th, 2014 | ISBN: 0071827595 | 224 pages | EPUB | 2.00 MB

We want to help you score high on the TOEFL. We've put all of our proven expertise into McGraw-Hill Education: 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL, 2nd Edition, to make sure you're fully prepared for this difficult exam. With this updated and expanded guide, you'll get essential skill-building techniques and strategies created by leading ESL educators.
499 Words Every College Student Should Know: A Professor's Handbook on Words Essential to Great Writing and Better Grades

499 Words Every College Student Should Know: A Professor's Handbook on Words Essential to Great Writing and Better Grades by Stephen Spignesi
English | August 29th, 2017 | ASIN: B01NAO3XCQ, ISBN: 1510723870 | 464 pages | EPUB | 1.00 MB

Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be taken—by everyone.

Japanese Core Words and Phrases: Things You Can't Find in a Dictionary  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 14, 2018
Japanese Core Words and Phrases: Things You Can't Find in a Dictionary

Japanese Core Words and Phrases: Things You Can't Find in a Dictionary by Kakuko Shoji
English | August 19th, 2015 | ASIN: B010NZ0MPY, ISBN: 1568364881 | 132 pages | EPUB | 0.32 MB

Some Japanese words and phrases, even though they lie at the core of the language, forever elude the student's grasp. They are not explained satisfactorily in dictionaries or textbooks for the simple reason that they cannot be conveniently defined. Japanese Core Words and Phrases brings these recalcitrants to bay.

The City of Words  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Jan. 13, 2018
The City of Words

Alberto Manguel, "The City of Words (CBC Massey Lecture)"
ASIN: B00R6JLW6Y, ISBN: 0887847633, 1847062709 | 2007 | AZW3 | 240 pages | 393 KB

The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics As Told Through Equations  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at Jan. 13, 2018
The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics As Told Through Equations

Dana Mackenzie, "The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics As Told Through Equations"
ISBN: 0691152829 | 2012 | PDF | 192 pages | 42 MB

Leading Through Language: Choosing Words That Influence and Inspire  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 13, 2018
Leading Through Language: Choosing Words That Influence and Inspire

Leading Through Language: Choosing Words That Influence and Inspire by Bart Egnal
English | November 18th, 2015 | ASIN: B018834IWG, ISBN: 1119087716, 812656007X | 256 pages | EPUB | 0.69 MB

Become a more effective leader—cut the jargon and say what you mean. Leveraging. Strategizing. Opening the kimono. Unlocking human capital. Trying to nail that BHAG. All on a go forward basis. These are only a few examples of the jargon-ridden language that is too often the mainstay of business communication. Jargon frustrates, confuses, and generally alienates listeners. Yet it's also everywhere, and using it can often seem like a mandatory requirement for anyone who wants to establish credibility in a professional workplace.