We do it over and over again, day after day, and never seem to get enough of it. Albanians do it. Zulus do it. Movie stars and plumbers do it. All around the world, people say hi and bye in innumerable languages and countless ways: they wave and bow and curtsey and shake hands and rub noses and fist-b... read more

Tales of Hi and Bye: Greeting and Parting Rituals Around the World
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Most of us are aware that the words for some of our most important concepts stem from ancient Greek roots--words such as geometry, democracy, technology, and aesthetics. But lesser known is the wide and varied scope of old Athenian influence on the E... read more

It's All Greek - Borrowed Words and Their Histories
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A bumper collection of 160 general knowledge crosswords from the Times 2 section of the newspaper that will keep enthusiasts entertained for hours. This collection of 160 accessible puzzles are utterly addictive, yet concise enough to be solved quickly. Encompassing a wide range of topics including ge... read more

Times Quick Crossword Collection 4
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Mission statements are everywhere: you have to have one, whether you're a Fortune 500 company, a hedge fund, a primary school, a church or a hockey club. Without a mission statement, who would know what your values are, or what your culture is? A... read more

Bendable Learnings: The Wisdom of Modern Management
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Series:Collins Essential Editions Ser.

All the words you need, every day: the perfect word reference for daily use in a durable format. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use... read more

Collins English Thesaurus Essential Edition - 300.000 Synonyms and Antonyms for Everyday Use
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The perfect word reference for daily use. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, scho... read more

Collins English Thesaurus PB
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Series:Little Histories Ser.

In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion - from the dawn of religious belief to the 21st century - with deepest respect and a keen commitme... read more

A Little History of Religion
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Part diatribe, part cool reflection on the state of Australia's public language, Don Watson's Death Sentenceis scathing, funny and brilliant. ' ... in public life the language has never been held in less regard. It withers in the dungeons of the techn... read more

Death Sentence: The Decay of Public Language
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An excellent world atlas for every day use at home or work, representing broad coverage at a great price. Clear, authoritative Times atlas mapping fully updated. This new edition of the Times Desktop Atlas of the World has been fully revised to bring all the maps ... read more

Times Desktop Atlas of the World
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The Macquarie Budget Dictionary meets the needs of readers without stretching their finances. It is an up-to-date small dictionary with all the coverage of world English and Australian English that can be distilled into its compact, easy-to-carry format. This new editi... read more

Macquarie Budget Dictionary
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Series:Phrasebook Ser.

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher
Get more from your trip with easy-to-find phrases for every travel situation.
One of the most rewarding things about travelling through Western Europe is the rich variety of cuisine, cust... read more

Western Europe  Phrasebook & Dictionary 5E
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"Nothing is unreal as long as you can imagine like a crow." --Munia KhanConventional wisdom says that a crow can not be tamed. These intelligent creatures are often understood as harbingers of doubt and uncertainty, whose high nesting grant them an unusually elevated perspective. For t... read more

On Editing
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