Books tagged: slang

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The Magic Pencil
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil. And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
Winners Speak Globish
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Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
If you use English that's too dense or too subtle,YOU COULD BE LOSING BUSINESS! Only 5% of English spoken in the world is among native speakers. More than a billion global citizens are looking for a simplified form of English. "Whether you are delivering a speech,negotiating a contract or doing business in another country, Globish is the answer and this book is your guide." Dan Poynter.
Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why would somebody write "the biota exhibited a 100 percent mortality response" when he really meant all the fish died? Sometimes people use jargon to be taken seriously, sometimes to be clear and precise, sometimes to not work so hard, and sometimes to deliberately evade and confuse. This essay humorously examines the various motivations for using jargon in both good and bad communication.
Dictionary of Australian Slang Terms
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 11 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 128. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
English is Australia's Official language but when two Australians converse with each other, it happens to be quite difficult for a common English speaker to follow them.
A Wee Taste a' Craic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Precious Oil Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
All the Irish craic from the popular Celtic Roots Radio shows, 2-25. Host Raymond McCullough has compiled this collection of excerpts from his hugely popular 30-min radio show and podcast – downloaded 7,000 times per show, in more than 100 countries around the world.
The Skinny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
If smooth is cool and times get tough just think of the good ole days. Afros were the style back in the 70’s and the hippest parties were trendy with bell-bottoms and platform shoes. If you have not learned the happenings in those days, you do not have the skinny.
Villainous Vic
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Series: Bogamus and Friends, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime
The quiet town of Bealey is brought to its knees when Villainous Vic, the most villainous villain in the history of villainy, escapes from prison. But an escaped criminal is not the only problem faced by the Bealey police force as Professor Rawbling is demanding police protection for his latest invention and if that wasn't enough there is also the annual police jumble sale to organise.
English Dictionary of Modern Slang
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Cromosys Publication’s English Dictionary of Modern Slang book is an optimal quality guide to the beginners as well as advanced learners of English slang. This is an unmatchable and unique book of its kind that guarantees your success in terms of getting acquainted to the modern usage of slang words in current era.
Elephant Small Vol 5
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Series: Elephant Small, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Welcome to Elephant Small Vol 5. This is the fifth in a series of five ebooks that cover five years of original verse previously published on my weblog 'Elephant Small'. Vol 5 covers edited highlights from the years 2010 - 2013.
American Humor, Slang and Expressions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
'If we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at?' is the theme of this book. So we laugh at America and the Americans. Here is a tossed salad of unique American humor, slang and expressions, about 6000 strong. Nobody, including God Himself, is immune to our humor. Us mortals are mere fodder. This salad is sprinkled with megabucks and our indifference to it.