From baby boomers with 'groovy' and 'yuppie' to Generation X with 'whatever' and 'like,' each generation inevitably generates original words that come out of its social and historical context. Those words not only tell us a great deal about the peopl... read more

From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generations
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This new reference is a collection of words that are associated in different ways with South Australia--those in the book's title represent both the oldest and the newest cultures in the state.

South Australian Words: From Bardi-Grubs to Frog Cakes
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Dr Don Watson - with his trademark wit and wisdom - says enough already! The English language is complex and evolving, and can win minds, hearts and nations. Why don't we try using it? Depending where you are on the change continuum, a quick pulse check wil... read more

Worst Words: A Compendium for Our Times
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Reading Level:Scholarly/Undergraduate

With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of informat... read more

A Poetry Handbook
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Series:Lonely Planet Phrasebook

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Chit-chat your way along the famous Silk Road with this broad-ranging phrasebook. And once you've made an effort to speak any of the native Central Asian languages with the locals, you won't nee... read more

Central Asia Phrasebook & Dictionary 2nd Ed
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Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, the Paperback Thesaurus and the Paperback Dictionary are the perfect reference books for everyday use. Both books come packaged in a flexible boxed set, the ideal... read more

Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Boxed Set
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The fifth edition of the Australian Paperback Oxford Dictionary includes many new words and meanings, including many from the realms of sport, health, society, the environment and electronic communication. All Australian words and meanings are labe... read more

Australian Oxford Paperback Dictionary (5th Ed PB)
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In a portable mini format with a durable vinyl cover, this thesaurus is the perfact size to slip into a briefcase or bag. Suitable for travel, at home or the office. With over 150,000 alternative words and antonyms, and clear cross-references to words with related me... read more

The Australian Mini Thesaurus
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How to make speeches that seize the moment, advance your cause and lead the way. For those who aim to be leaders, mastering the power of speechmaking - the art and craft of persuasion - is more important than ever. If you want to be heard, it's not enough to have something to say: y... read more

Leading Lines - How to Make Speeches that seize the moment, advance you cause and lead the way
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"The Little Red Writing Book" is a book on technique, style, craft and manners for everyone who writes and wants to do it better. It is a manual of good diction, composition, sentence craft, paragraph design, structure and planning. Enriched by examples of fine prose from... read more

The Little Red Writing Book
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Lonely Planet's South Pacific Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful South Pacific phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Chat over dinner with a local family in Fiji, understan... read more

South Pacific Phrasebook & Dictionary 3
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The Macquarie Little Dictionary is based on the complete Macquarie Dictionary, now in its seventh edition. It is an ideal up-to-date reference for anyone seeking quick solutions to questions of spelling, meaning and usage within the core vocabulary of Australian Engli... read more

Macquarie Little Dictionary
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